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1860 Nov. 22

Freeman, Lucinda B.

Last will and testament of Lucinda Burghardt Freeman

Great Barrington (Mass. : Town) - Copy of the will of Lucinda Freeman transferring ownership of her "house and home lot" to her brothers Othello and Ira Burghardt. Witnessed by Ralph Taylor, William Sherwood and Nancy Kellogg.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955

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

The black river

A marine saga wherein a fish named Silver moves from brook, to river, to lake; discovers sex; learns the "fish-eat-fish" law of the land (water); encounters worms and other alien creatures; contemplates the existence of God; develops into "himself; a person, an entity; a self-propelling mind"; combats the Superfish; grows old and ugly; and relays the fruits of his exper... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Jan. 10

Burghardt, Agubah

Letter from Agubah Burghardt to W. E. B. Du Bois

Amherst (Mass.) - Informing him of her son-in-law, W. B. Lew's blood poisoning, her birth year and the fact that "the dawn is breaking my toils are almost done". Typescript of mums312-b238-i061.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955

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

The black river

A marine saga wherein a fish named Silver moves from brook, to river, to lake; discovers sex; learns the "fish-eat-fish" law of the land (water); encounters worms and other alien creatures; contemplates the existence of God; develops into "himself; a person, an entity; a self-propelling mind"; combats the Superfish; grows old and ugly; and relays the fruits of his exper... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955

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

The black river

A saga wherein a fish named Silver moves from brook, to river, to lake; discovers sex; learns the "fish-eat-fish" law of the land (water); encounters worms and other alien creatures; contemplates the existence of God; develops into "himself; a person, an entity; a self-propelling mind"; combats the Superfish; grows old and ugly; and relays the fruits of his experience. ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1968 May 5 – 1968 May 26

Diary of Mark Sommer trip to North Vietnam

Paris (France) - Typescript diary by Mark Sommer about his trip with three other students, Naomi Jaffe, Jon Stielstra, and David Tobis to North Vietnam in May 1968. In addition to details about their travels via Paris, France; Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka); and Phnom Penh, Cambodia; the diary covers their stay in Hanoi at the Thong Nhat (Hotel of Reunification), their many formal meetings and informal escapes to exp... more

Liberation News Service Records

1930

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

The choice of Hercules From "the Pagan bible" in "Xenophon's memoirs"

As in mums312-b236-i004, a Herculean figure faces a fork in the road of life, and in his hesitation, is advised alternately by "happiness" and "vice" personified, who essentially outline their respective effects on human nature and society.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 9

Crisis (Firm)

The Crisis birthday party

New York (N.Y.) - A draft of the skit/address to be performed at the "Crisis"'s 21st birthday dinner, hosted by the Committee on Race Relations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1900

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

The thief

A tale of a man who, after contemplating suicide in a state of impending financial ruin, feigns his own death so as to provide for his wife and child, and ultimately concocts another scheme to be reunited with them, "in the desert of paradise, far away from other people."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

DuBois family history

Contains facts about members of the DuBois family. Typescript version of mums312-b238-i059 and mums312-b238-i063.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers