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1960 May

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

Insanity

United States - Printed in National Guardian. Du Bois voices his concern over his "crazy nation," that "deliberately distorts history," though admits to feeling "uplifted by the revolt of Negro students in America;" Argues for civil rights and discusses United States history and the use of propaganda. Notes the upcoming elections and insists on the importance of senators and congressman. Publ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940

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

The struggle of black folk for civil rights in the United States

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article exploring the history behind the struggle for civil rights.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 May

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

Insanity

United States - Printed in National Guardian. Du Bois voices his concern over his "crazy nation," that "deliberately distorts history," though admits to feeling "uplifted by the revolt of Negro students in America;" Argues for civil rights and discusses United States history and the use of propaganda. Notes the upcoming elections and insists on the importance of senators and congressman. Publ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 20

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

Africa and Afro-America

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech concerning United States relations with Africa and the history of African Americans in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 20

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

Africa and Afro-America

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech concerning United States relations with Africa and the history of African Americans in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 20

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

Africa and Afro-America

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech concerning United States relations with Africa and the history of African Americans in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Nov.

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

About deliberate speed

United States - Printed in National Guardian. Discussing the history of "the Negro in the United States," specifically slavery and civil rights; Possibly published as "Does All Deliberate Speed Mean 388 Years."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961

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

A soliloquy on viewing my life from the last decade of its first century

Accra (Ghana) - Autobiography by Du Bois written sometime in 1961. Covers all the events of his life from his birth in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, schooling at Fisk and Harvard, teaching at Atlanta University, formation of the Niagara Movement and NAACP, his trial in 1951 and more.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers