Gallery view

1908 May 5

Aldridge, Amanda Ira

Letter from Amanda Ira Aldridge to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - A short biography of Aldridge's father and his immediate family.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Nov. 27

Bagby, George F.

Letter from George F. Bagby III to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Seeking Du Bois's opinion "as to the probable future of the Negro in dramatic art," for the purposes of his thesis on the subject.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 31

Bethel Choir (Akron, Ohio)

Letter from The Bethel Choir of Akron, Ohio to the editor of The Crisis

Akron (Ohio) - Concerning a request for "Plays of Negro Life" by Locke, Gregory and Montgomery and "other plays of Negro life".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 6

Bray, Mila

Letter from Mila M. Bray to W. E. B. Du Bois

Evanston (Ill.) - Concerning a request for material for a thesis on Black contributions to American Theatre, the Krigwa Players, and an issue of "The Crisis".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 26

Bray, Mila

Letter from Mila M. Bray to W. E. B. Du Bois

Evanston (Ill.) - Concerning an issue of "The Crisis" and the address of the Dixwell Players for Bray's thesis on Black contributions to Black theatre.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 22

Brown, John S., Jr.

Letter from John S. Brown, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Explaining that he is a historian with the "Negro Actors Guild," is planning to write a history of the "Negro Stage and Screen," and would like to use Du Bois's name as a reference in his Rosenwald Fund application.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 11

Brown, John S., Jr.

Letter from John S. Brown, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning his work with Prince A. A. Nwafor Orizu, a poem he is trying to get published, and research for a history on "Negro Stage." Written on African Student Association of United States and Canada stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927

Burroughs, Charles

Judgment of play for The Crisis Contest

Ranking plays submitted for The Crisis contest for first through fourth place and for honorable mention. An abandoned draft is on the reverse side.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

The history of the Negro in twelve living pictures

Listing chronologically the key pivotal events that marked the lives of early black Americans and briefly describing iconic scenes for each.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Fragment of Jewel of Ethiopia

Fragment of the title page of the 2nd draft of the pageant, consisting of 5 scenes, 12 episodes, and running 2 and a half hours. See also mums312-b233-i029, i030, i032 for additional notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers