Gallery view

1928

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

The American Negro

Rough draft of prospective reference entry thoroughly describing the "American Negro's" "origin, growth and physique"; "problems of social contact"; and "social and spiritual development." Prepared for the 14th edition of the "Encyclopaedia Britannica," but not used. See also mums312-b1229-i029, i031, i033.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945

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

The black man and Albert Schweitzer

Describing the life, accomplishments, beliefs, and racial attitudes of missionary and scientist Albert Schweitzer. Published in "The Albert Schweitzer Jubilee Book," edited by A. A. Roback.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932

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

Black America

Essay on the history of black Africans in North America, from the 16th Century to the present day. Published in "America as Americans See It," edited by Fred J. Ringel. See also mums312-b229-i057, i059.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Jan.

Kahn, Albert Eugene, 1912-1979

The case of O. John Rogge

New York (N.Y.) - Describing his experience of O. John Rogge's testimony in the case against the Peace Information Center brought by the Dept. of Justice; discussing elements and precedents of the case; and outlining the trajectory of Rogge's involvement in the peace movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 June 19

DuBois, Rachel Davis

Building tolerant attitudes in high school students

Pitman (N.J.) - DuBois's expose on how to promote tolerance and open-mindedness in high school classrooms, submitted for print in the 1931 "Crisis" Education number. See mums312-b188-i417 for fragments of later version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 May

Battle, Wallace A.

The Okolona tragedy Shooting up the Okolona industrial school

New York (N.Y.) - Okolona President Battle's official statement on the mob violence occurred on the campus and the resulting murder of alumnus Ulysses S. Beskin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 29

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

African Negroes petition the United Nations for help in removing discrimination

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the scope, structure, aims, origins, and contributors of the Association's petition to the United Nations, for publication in the journal "Common Sense."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923

Thomas, J.

Africa and Australasia

London (England) - A brief topographical analysis of the African continent and review of explorer's adventures and discoveries made therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962

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

Whites in Africa after Negro autonomy

Pointing out the great debt owed Africa by the world; outlining the barbaric history of the world's exploitation of that continent's people and resources; describing recent movements towards autonomy and their respective obstacles; noting the "outstanding success" of some Pan African Congresses; and praising the work towards this end of Dr. Schweitzer and his colleagues... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945

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

Biographical sketches of John Brown, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, and Booker T. Washington

Very brief summaries of the accomplishments and legacies of these influential men, prepared for and published in the "American People's Encyclopedia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers