134 results found for: subject:"Slavery--United States"

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1948 Apr. 6

Lewis, Oscar, 1914-1970

Letter from Oscar Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Thanking him for the attention paid to his recent article on "Wealth Differences in a Mexican Village," and seeking advice and bibliographic referral for a research paper he is writing on the history of slavery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 June 15

Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964

Legislative measures concerning slavery in the United States

Washington (D.C.) - A thesis written for a Ph. D. at the Sorbonne and translated at Frelinghuysen University, on slavery in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 10

Lawless, John Q.

Letter from J. Q. Lawless to Walter White

Mount Sterling (Ill.) - While realizing "that you are not running an information service," directing to him a query regarding the volume of "negro slaves" in seventeenth-century England. Du Bois's pencilled response drafted below; see mums312-b119-i205 for Smythe's rendering.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Apr. 21

United Nations . Division of Human Rights

Letter from United Nations Division of Human Rights to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lake Success (New York) - Asking Du Bois to participate in a world-wide survey of slavery and other forms of servitude, and providing some details about the ad-hoc Committee on Slavery of the Economic and Social Council, formed for this survey.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


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

Abolition and communism

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article discussing the history of the abolition of human slavery and its relation to socialists and communists.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers