Gallery view

1936

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

Miscegenation

More finalized version Du Bois's piece on the nature and evaluation of the biodiversity of the human race, prepared for use in the Encyclopedia Sexualis. See mums312-b229-i061 for earlier version and fragments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 12

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church . Dept. of Foreign Missions

Zion in Africa The Crisis and other critics

Washington (D.C.) - Defending the A.M.E. Church and its principles, in response to the criticisms launched thereon by W. E. B. Du Bois in the pages of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926

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

The answer of Africa

Africa - Reflecting on and describing the three "essential things Africa has given the world"; musing on the origins of the black race; noting the emergency of the "village unit"; and outlining other key aspects of early civilization on the African continent. Published as chapter II of "What is Civilization?" edited by Maurice Maeterlinck et al.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Apr. 26

Josephson, Matthew, 1899-1978

The big guns

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the terrifying mounting power of the nation's military-industrial complex, and its effects on individual liberties, foreign affairs, national security, and overall life.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Aug. 22

Peace Conference of the Asian and Pacific Regions (1952 : Beijing, China)

Preparatory committee for Peace Conference of the Asian and Pacific Regions bulletin number 5

Beijing (China) - Featuring a description and praise of the Conference by Rewi Alley, a member of the New Zealand Delegation hoping to "soon see some of the fruits of [its] work."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

Concerning the singing of spirituals today

New York (N.Y.) - A spare piece "to be used in an emergency" with Hughes's weekly "Defender" column, discussing the nature of performing spirituals and citing from W. E. B. Du Bois's description thereof in "the most beautiful pages ever written about music in our country," in a chapter of "Souls of Black Folk."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1891 Apr. 30

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

In the library

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Describing the goings-on at the Political Economy library at Harvard.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1890 Dec. 2

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

Old friends

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Recounting an encounter with old friends from Fisk University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Apr. 30

Long, William

Oil and minerals

Crestline (Ohio) - Describing the little-known role of oil and minerals in "this Big drive against Communism"; reflecting on the materials' connection to international conflict and world war; and calling for a "New System" in which world peace reigns.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1968 Feb. 19

Entin, David Hudson

Hue: city in turmoil and blood

?à N?ng (Vietnam) - Typed on typewriter paper. Describes Hue as the "tail that wags the dog" in terms of cultural, spiritual, and political importance; all attacks on Saigon originate from Hue. Hue is in the process of being destroyed, damage being inflicted upon the city and inhabitants, breakdown of law and order: "Suffering is everywhere."

David Entin Papers