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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

1935

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

The possible future of American Negroes

Typed draft of unpublished article briefly discussing the "American Negro" in the late nineteenth century and first half of the twentieth century; outlines the current fight for equality and pushes the importance of education.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Aug. 18

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

Integration

Far Rockaway (New York, N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech summarizing African American history and stressing the importances of integration in education.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

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

A half century of freedom

United States - Examining the Negro in the United States starting in the year 1863 through 1913.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Should Negro history be taught as a separate subject

Typed draft of unpublished article insisting "Negro history" should be taught as its own subject in order to raise more awareness of the "Negro" in American history; praises Carter Woodson for his effort to celebrate "Negro History Week."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Should Negro history be taught as a separate subject

Typed draft of unpublished article insisting "Negro history" should be taught as its own subject in order to raise more awareness of the "Negro" in American history; praises Carter Woodson for his effort to celebrate "Negro History Week."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1895

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

The Afro-American

Typed draft of unpublished article discussing the race problem and race relations in the United States; Du Bois explains how he "cannot be described as Negro" and believes a more accurate term is "Afro-American;" argues against the United States' simplifying complicated social problems under the common name of "Negro Problem."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

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

American Negro political action 1840-1860

Typed draft of unpublished article discussing the history of the "Negro" in the United States, focusing on political aspects in the nineteenth century.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961

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

Negro history, 800-1961

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article discussing the history of "the Negro" starting from 800 through the "rape of Africa to establish slave labor in America;" discusses socialism and communism and their effect on "the American Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers