Gallery view

1915

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

A proposed pageant to celebrate the adoption of the thirteenth amendment abolishing slavery

A description of the Horizon Guild's commitment to finance and promote the production of "The Star of Ethiopia"; defining the grounding concept and moral goals of the work; and requesting the support of local committees and institutions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 June 17

Massachusetts Agricultural College . Stockbridge School of Agriculture

Believe me Xanthippe, by Frederick Ballard Commencement show presented by the two-year class of 1922, Massachusetts Agricultural College

Massachusetts - Program from a play presented by Stockbridge School graduates at their commencement.

University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees Records

1931

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

Beside the still waters

Foreword to Playthings of the Night. Introducing the work to follow, and taking "the time to say a word of the relationship between the theatre and the American Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Beside the still waters [fragment]

Three loose pieces of a draft of this foreword to Playthings of the Night on "the relationship between the theatre and the American Negro." See also mums312-b233-i051.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932

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

Black contemporaries of George Washington

Briefly outlining the lives of early black Americans who "attained distinction and influence during the years that George Washington lived."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Black man and the moon A dramatic phantasy

A clean-looking draft of the play, typed on onion skin, and including table of contents page and list of dramatis personae.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Christ on the Andes a play in three acts [fragment]

A somewhat fragmented early draft of the play, with some chunks missing, and bearing many editorial and physical cut-and-paste revisions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 June 19

Negro Peoples Theatre

Circular letter from Negro Peoples Theatre

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns formation of cooperative theater group and fundraising appeal

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Contents page of Playthings of the Night

Listing the ten components of Du Bois's "Playthings of the Night: An Essay Toward an American Negro Drama."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Contents page of Playthings of the Night

Listing the ten components of Du Bois's "Playthings of the Night: An Essay Toward an American Negro Drama."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers