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1891

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

Harvard and the south a commencement part

Cambridge (Mass.) - Examining the conditions of African Americans in the Southern United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1968 Feb. 4

Entin, David Hudson

Vietnam catastrophe, Tet, 1968

Qu?ng Ngãi (Vietnam) - Typed on typewriter paper. Reaction to the Tet offensive, the "all-out, well-planned and connected effort." Notes twenty or so American civilians and AID guys missing and that psychological toll is greater than physical damage. Puzzled by the degree to which Viet Cong can sustain loses.

David Entin Papers

1922 Sept.

McSweeney, Edward F. (Edward Francis), b. 1864

The Alien Contribution to America

Boston (Mass.) - Draft introduction for a series to be published by the Knights of Columbus Historical Commission, written by McSweeney. Commenting on the contributions by aliens to the United States and includes historical references to different immigrant groups. Sources listed. Enclosed in a letter to W. E. B. Du Bois from Edward F. McSweeney, Chairman for the Knights of Columbus Historical Commission.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1890 Dec. 12

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

Eating oranges

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Describing the best way to consume an orange.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

The tabu of black Hercules

A brief introduction to the play "Black Hercules," and prepared for publication in "Playthings of the Night."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1889

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

Did the United States government act wisely in conferring the right of suffrage upon Negroes being a reply to the article in the October Forum by Sen. James B. Eustis of Louisiana

Cambridge (Mass.) - Written for Du Bois's English Composition class at Harvard. Disputing Sen. James B. Eustis' claim that the black race is inferior and the United States Government was wrong in granting African Americans the right to vote. Includes extensive comments from George Kittridge.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923

Dixon, Roland Burrage, 1875-1934

The racial history of men

New York (N.Y.) - A brief excerpt describing (biologically) the proto-Astraloid and comparing same with the proto-Negroid.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Apr.

Symington, Muriel I.

How 'supreme' is our supreme court?

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Assessing the decision-making faculties, "judicial defiance," and implications on social life of the U.S. supreme court, and insisting that its verdict "must be honored -- NOW!"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1891 Mar. 1

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

Life and education

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Describing the motivations of human being to live and be educated.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 Sept.

W. E. B. Du Bois biography

Pages 2 through 9 of a detailed outline of W. E. Bu Dois's career; the development and sometimes reversal of some of his tenets; his pivotal influence on Pan-Africanism and co-founding of the N.A.A.C.P; and his "will of iron." Possibly drafted by Shirley Graham Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers