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1948 Feb. 15

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Missing pages in American history

Boston (Mass.) - Typed draft of speech discussing five sets of little known historical facts of American history involving African Americans including: Crispus Attucks and the first national holiday, Benjamin Banneker and the laying out of the city of Washington, African American involvement during the War of 1812 and Civil War and the cultural contributions of Africa to America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers