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W.E.B. Du Bois Papers

Series 15. Poetry, 1907-1965, n.d.

.24 box (0.10 linear feet)

MS 312


W.E.B. Du Bois, 1907

W.E.B. Du Bois, 1907

Throughout his life Du Bois wrote poetry. Among his notable published efforts were "The Song of the Smoke," "The Christmas Prayers of God," "Suez," and "Ghana Calls."

The poetry is arranged in two groups: about 130 pages of poetry that was published, mostly in Horizon, The Crisis and Masses and Mainstream, and about two hundred pages that remain unpublished or unidentified.