Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
In this "second edition" of a biographical speech, Du Bois touches on the major milestones of his life. Topics include his childhood in Western Massachusetts, education at Fisk and Harvard, research and writing, founding of the Niagara Movement, membership in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, editorship of The Crisis, participation in Pan-African Congresses, poems and plays, Progressive Party membership, editorship of the Encyclopedia Africana and work as a leader in the American peace movement. Some handwritten notes. The final page is missing.