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Typed draft of unpublished article discussing the race problem and race relations in the United States; Du Bois explains how he "cannot be described as Negro" and believes a more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

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

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

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

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

1928

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

The Negro in American life

A draft of an article briefly summarizing the history of African Americans in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928

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

The Negro in American life

A draft of an article briefly summarizing the history of African Americans in the United States.

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

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

1930

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

Distribution of wealth

Typed draft fragment of article exploring how "the Negro" fits into wealth distribution from a historical standpoint.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers