308 results found for: subject:"African Americans--History"

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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Typed draft of unpublished article discussing the race problem and race relations in the United States; Du Bois explains how he "cannot be described as Negro" and believes a more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

1900 Nov.

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

The American Negro at Paris

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing the progress and history of the "American Negro;" discusses the Paris Exposition and the United States section, where the "exhibit of American Negroes at the Paris Exposition" will be on display.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Oct. 17

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

The training of Negroes for social power

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing the importance of training "Negroes" for social power, equality, and abolition of racial discrimination.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Dec.

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

Training of Negroes for social power

Wilberforce (Ohio) - Discussing the importance of training "Negroes" for social power, equality, and abolition of racial discrimination.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1904 Jan. 1

Cope, R. G.

Letter from R. G. Cope to W. E. B. Du Bois

Huddersfield (England) - Commenting on an article, East & West II. 5. 18. (28 to 33), addressing racial differences and President Roosevelt's treatment of "negroes". Inquires where to read a fairly impartial history of the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1904 Feb. 3

Oberholtzer, Ellis Paxson, 1868-1936

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

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Regarding possible biography of Nat Turner 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

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

1904 Aug.

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

What intellectual training is doing for the American Negro

United States - Examining how the "Negro problem" has changed from 1870-1900.

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

1907

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Carnegie Foundation

Atlanta (Ga.) - A request from Du Bois for support of research into the history and condition of African Americans. Includes several desired topics of study.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers