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1930

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

The Negro in New England

United States - Printed in National Guardian. Discussing the attempt to free "Negroes in New England" during the Civil War and asks if it will take a Third World War to "make Negroes equal American citizens."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Mar. 7

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

This freedom

Wilmington (Del.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech about freedoms and rights for all people and how places like Wilmington, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. have done little to make changes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Miscellaneous draft fragment

United States - Typed draft fragment listing resolutions for equality and offering a program of racial effort.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Feb. 6

National Lawyers Guild

Letter from National Lawyers Guild to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Harold Tannen, for the Conference Committee; enclosing a check for $35.68, per his invoice of January 29 (mums312-b114-i220), reflecting travel and lodging expenses to and at the Guild's National Conference, hosted by Howard University on January 25, and thanking him again for the "splendid talk" he delivered there; it "constituted a genuine contribution in the f... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harry W. Lukins

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning state laws governing protection against discrimination.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956

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

Press Service Memo

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning anniversaries in 1957 that affect the black man with American history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Mar. 7

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

This freedom

Wilmington (Del.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech about freedoms and rights for all people and how places like Wilmington, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. have done little to make changes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Miscellaneous draft fragment

United States - Typed draft fragment concerning American "Negroes" and the Church.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Negro demands

United States - Typed draft fragment of article arguing that the "Negro" must demand "not so much recognition of exceptional talent, as recognition of the Negro masses as part of the mass population of land, with the right to demand protection from low wages, unemployment, sickness and old age insecurity, not simply as a boon to himself but as a help to the nation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Miscellaneous draft fragment

United States - Typed draft fragment demanding the enforcement of laws which give American citizens "of Negro descent" the right to vote.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers