60 results found for: subject:"Voting--United States"

Gallery view

1952 Dec. 17

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

The Negro vote

United States - Printed in National Guardian. Discussing the position and function "of the Negro as candidate and worker."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 24

Goodwin, Harold, 1893-

Postcard from Harold Goodwin to the editor of The Crisis

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Asking about a possible misprint in the May issue of The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 July 25

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

Note from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

Atlanta (Ga.) - Asking Smythe to copy his article and send it to the Chicago Defender. Includes letter from Chicago Defender to Du Bois, asking him to write a 2000 word article on the criteria that should guide "Negroes" in making their decision for who to vote for in the coming presidential election.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Aug. 12

Allen, Elizabeth A.

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to E. A. Allen

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning significance of voting to African Americans

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928

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

Democracy in America

United States - Typed and marked up draft of speech on voting and the lack of enthusiasm and understanding in the power of having a vote. Incomplete.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

The Negro population

United States - Typed draft fragment of article examining the "Negro" population and voters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Nov. 8

League of Women Voters (U.S.)

News features

- Outlining recent news items on women and the recent state and municipal elections; describing the League's nonpartisanship, size, goals, and membership; outlining examples of women's political activism and achievements across the country; and relaying various "success stories" of professional women, courageous young girls, and acts of friendship and teamwork.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 19

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

Economic illiteracy

Wilmington (Del.) - Typed draft of speech pointing out the lack of knowledge of economics in the United States and how citizens need to understand how economics works so they can make educated choices when they vote.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 2

Hartzo, S. A.

Letter from S. A. Hartz to the NAACP

Grand Forks (N.D.) - Asking for available material on disfranchisement of black Americans. Expressing interest on this topic regarding the southern United States in particular. Written on The University of North Dakota stationery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept.

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

Young voters

United States - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis encouraging "young colored men" to vote and discussing the difficulties in voting as a "colored person."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers