Gallery view

1950 Nov. 6

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

Peace and civil rights

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of a Veterans Day radio address on WMCA about the Labor Party, the oppressive use of money to buy off the media and control of political outcomes and opposing the support of foreign military action, such as in Korea, against interests outside of the government agenda.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 May 27

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

The Negro problems of the United States

Yellow Springs (Ohio) - Typed draft of a speech given at the Conference on Civil Rights at Antioch College concerning social problems in the United States from a historical and an economic stand point; discusses "The Negro Problem" and discrimination in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Apr. 28

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

Louis Burnham

New York (N.Y.) - In a memorial speech for his friend Louis Burnham, Du Bois makes the case for preventative, socialized medicine as the main means for preventing the untimely deaths of our friends and colleagues.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

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

Civil rights

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech paralleling the life of Saint Vincent De Paul as depicted in the film Monsieur Vincent to the civil rights movement and the labor movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Apr. 24

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

The church and war and peace

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at the Baptist Ministers Conference in New York concerning the United States' tendency to encourage war; Du Bois notes the church's attitude toward women, slavery, popular education, universal suffrage, birth control, and peace; notes the importance of equality for women and discusses United States relations with Russia; urges pe... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Sept. 30

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

The American labor party

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech given to the American Labor Party concerning democracy and the importance of a third party.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Mar. 26

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

Do we want peace with the Soviet Union

New York (N.Y.)N - This speech was delivered to the American-Soviet Friendship Committee at Rockland Palace, New York, on March 26, 1953. Du Bois begins the speech by debunking the idea of Soviet aggression, stating that the re-annexation of the Baltic states represented a regaining of historically-Russian territory, and that communist-led governments in Poland, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovaki... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947

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

A history of Africa

Africa - Typed draft of speech on the omission of the history of Africa in modern curricula.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Nov. 1

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

The American way of life

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes of a campaign speech given at the St. George Hotel blasting Senator Lehman and his policies. Themes include the ideal way of life in the United States and how it is based on big business making money using cheep labor, the rise of communism, General Wladyslaw Anders and his association with Senator Lehman.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Nippon: the story of Japan

Japan - Typed draft of a possible graduation speech with notes on the history of Japan and its influences on the world. Concludes with theories about what can be learned from their mistakes and how it relates to the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers