Gallery view

1906

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

Katie's hair [notes]

Choppy notes on a story of a certain Katie's hair, "color and face," "soul and mind," family, and sobbing in harmony with the sound of the sea.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

Plot of a story [notes]

Notes on a story about a young colored real estate agent, a client he is working for, and the dilemma they both face as a result.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

Poor boo and the boo-daddy [notes]

Rather sparse notes on the sequence of events in this mysterious tale involving an emissary, a cinema, and a demon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

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

The damnation of Debra Jones

Notes on a story of a woman haunted by a great crisis and concerned about her children.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

The segregation of Thomas [notes]

Choppily outlining the sequence of events of a story about a certain Thomas's "sordid outlook" upon the sale of a homestead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

The restaurant [notes]

Sparse notes on a story involving a "colored couple" in a restaurant.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

Short stories [notes]

Briefly noting the titles of two propsective stories: "The Secret Singer" and "The Black Fox."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

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

The dilemma [notes]

Brief notes on a story addressing the (rather different) aftermaths of the murders of a white and colored man, respectively.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

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

The secret singer [notes]

Notes on a story of a black girl with "a phenomenal voice" who ends up singing "Aida."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

The blasphemer / The Christ and the shoulder [notes]

Choppy notes on two different stories, one of an old preacher and his grandson, the other on interactions between a "colored girl and white man."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers