66 results found for: subject:"African american art"

Gallery view

1925 Nov.

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

The social origins of American Negro art

Typed draft of article published in the Modern Quarterly, discussing African American art.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Apr. 6

Bell, Pearl T.

Letter from Pearl T. Bell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Newark (N.J.) - Describing the educational paths of her children, and mentioning an exhibit of "Negro Art and Literature," at the Newark Public Library and asking if he would be willing to be a speaker for the event.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933

Greene, Beverly F.

Letter from Beverly F. Greene to W. E. B. Du Bois

Urbana (Ill.) - Writer is student at University of Illinois involved in new student organization, Cenacle, which nurtures and promotes "Negro arts and letters" on the campus including to white audiences. Describes some programs and plans as well as general attitudes toward African Americans among the university community. Seeks advice and contribution of item(s) to forthcoming exhibit.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 19

Gonsalves, Noel J. L.

Letter from Neol J. L. Gonsalves to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lexington (Va.) - Concerning the formation of a Krigwa band in Lexington, Virginia. Written on letterhead of the First Baptist Church.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 5

Cuney-Hare, Maud, 1874-1936

Letter from Maud Cuney Hare to W. E. B. Du Bois

Jamaica Plain (Mass.) - Concerning a meeting with Du Bois to discuss a community art/music center in Boston.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 27

Manderfeld, Josie I.

Letter from Josie I. Manderfeld to the editor of the Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning material on African and African American art for a term paper.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 June 7

Committee for the Negro in the Arts

Letter from Committee for the Negro in the Arts to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Ed Strickland for the Exhibition Committee; inviting him to the opening of an impending exhibition, as his "presence and support... will lend encouragement to the artists and help to extend the recognition of our work throughout the community."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Feb. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pauline Moore

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning sources for information on African American art.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 July 24

Reid, O. Richard (Oliver Richard), 1898-

Letter from O. Richard Reid to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Congratulating him on a recent "Crisis" cover featuring Hale Woodruff's work, and commenting on the perceived merits thereof; comparing the value and daring of graphic arts realized by the two races; and relaying various anecdotes on the qualities and social aspects of "Negro art."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Feb. 12

Moore, Pauline

Letter from Pauline Moore to W. E. B. Du Bois

Greeley (Colo.) - Concerning a request for information on the contribution to American art by African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers