Gallery view

1952 May 11

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

The treatment given those people opposing war

Toronto (Ont.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech read via telephone to the Canadian Peace Conference; apologizing for the inability to speak face to face; Du Bois explains when he and his wife arrived in Toronto, the customs officials would not allow him to enter the county. Briefly discusses his involvement in peace movements and indictment for his peace activities w... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956

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

World peace in 1956

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech discussing the events which have led to the possibility of world peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Mar.

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

On the future of the American Negro

In this speech Du Bois presents current "facts and tendencies" that constitute the future struggle of African Americans. He traces the history of African American protest and resistance through the era of slavery and on into the pressing needs for enfranchisement and broader social and civil rights. In Du Bois' view, however, the most pressing problem facing African Americans is... more

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

1952 May 11

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

The treatment given those people opposing war

Toronto (Ont.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech read via telephone to the Canadian Peace Conference; apologizing for the inability to speak face to face; Du Bois explains when he and his wife arrived in Toronto, the customs officials would not allow him to enter the county. Briefly discusses his involvement in peace movements and indictment for his peace activities w... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Sept.

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

Peace and the iron curtain

Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech comparing the notion of Peace in Europe and the Soviet Union between the 19th Century and 20th centuries.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Nov. 12

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

Peace and hysteria

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at the National Council of American-Soviet Friendship concerning peace, United States relations with the Soviet Union and urging peace between capitalist and communist nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956

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

World peace in 1956

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with corrections of a speech discussing the events which have led to the possibility of world peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 June

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

The life of W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1953

In this draft 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 Cong... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956

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

World peace in 1956

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with corrections of a speech discussing the events which have led to the possibility of world peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers