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1918 Feb. 23

Woodson, George H.

Telegram from George H. Woodson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Des Moines (Iowa) - Praise and congratulations on the occasion of Du Bois's fiftieth birthday.

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


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

1904 Feb. 16

Oberholtzer, Ellis Paxson, 1868-1936

Letter from Ellis P. Oberholtzer to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Regarding possible biography of Nat Turner or John Brown and conditions of the south in the early 19th century for American Crisis biographies. Includes Du Bois' handwritten response on the back.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


United States . Army . American Expeditionary Forces . General Headquarters

Memorandum from A. E. F. Division Headquarters to Regimental Intelligence Officers [copy]

Chaumont (Haute-Marne, France) - A copy and account of "secret and confidential" A.E.F. communications regarding W. E. B. Du Bois's and R. R. Moton's visits to the 92nd Division.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1919 Feb.

Detroit Free Press Co.

Negro editor will give lecture here Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois to speak at Second Baptist Church

Detroit (Mich.) - Announcing and advertising Du Bois's impending address at the Second Baptist Church on "The Negro and the War."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 June

Ingersoll, William T.

Oral history interview of W. E. B. Du Bois by William Ingersoll

New York (N.Y.) - From interviews conducted for the Columbia University Oral History Project May 5-June 6, 1960.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers