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1961 Dec. 21

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

Report to the Ghana Academy of Sciences

Africa - Typed draft with corrections of a speech concerning Du Bois' views on Africa, African history, Pan-African Congresses, and the creation of an African Encyclopaedia.

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United States - Typed draft of unpublished article discussing the history of "the Negro" starting from 800 through the "rape of Africa to establish slave labor in America;" discusses socialism and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

1956

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

How united are Negroes

United States - Printed in National Guardian. Questioning the unity of "the Negro group in America" throughout American history.

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. 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

1945

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

The American Negro and the labor movement

United States - Typed draft of speech with handwritten notes and corrections tracing the history of African Americans and labor. Looks at advances and failures through to modern history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1948 Apr. 30

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

The winds of time

From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Discussing the history of "Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Apr. 24

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

Africa and Afro-America

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech given to the Council on African Affairs' Working Conference in Support of African Liberation concerning United States foreign relations with Africa, conditions in Africa, and colonialism and colonization in Africa and worldwide.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Feb. 4

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

The future of the American Negro [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech given at the Jefferson School in New York concerning the history and future of the "American Negro," including Reconstruction. Argues that the future of the "American Negro" "depends upon planned economy, the development of art and literature, and an understanding of socialism."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers