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1905

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

James Oglethorpe

Atlanta (Ga.) - Handwritten draft of speech about the founder of the state of Georgia and why there is an institution named after him on the Atlanta University campus. The history of the world Oglethorpe was born into and what his contributions to the founding of the United States are outlined. Interesting to note: two distinct styles of handwriting are evident, even on the same page at ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Nov.

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

One hundred years in the struggle for Negro freedom

United States - Published in Freedom. Examining "Negro freedom" and history in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955

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

The contributions of Negroes to American civilization

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article discussing American history and contributions made by "Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956

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

Press service

United States - Printed in National Guardian. Concerning anniversaries in 1957 that affect the "history of the Negro race" in America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 11

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

Gift of black folk

Brooklyn (New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at the Daniel Lapidus Civic Club concerning "The Negro's gifts to America," and the history of the African American.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 June

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

Memorandum on the contributions of the Negro to American life

Typed draft of article published in the Pacific Review as "The Contribution of the Negro to American Life and Culture," listing "Negro" contributions in order of their importance: labor, art, literature, social uplift, and exploration and defense.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July 17

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

The winds of time

From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Discussing "Negro" history and the birth of Prairie View University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 11

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

Gift of black folk

Brooklyn (New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with corrections of a speech given at the Daniel Lapidus Civic Club concerning "The Negro's gifts to America," and the history of the African American.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct.

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

Hallelujah

Typed draft of article published in the Crisis concerning the "American Negro" in drama.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 11

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

Gift of black folk

Brooklyn (New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with corrections of a speech given at the Daniel Lapidus Civic Club concerning "The Negro's gifts to America," and the history of the African American.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers