92 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Civil rights--United States"

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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

1922

Deas, Roland

Unity first article submission

United States - Concedes that African Americans are divided in opinions. Calls on African American leaders to repair divisions.

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

1947 Jan. 25

Caudle, Theron Lamar

Administration of the Civil Rights Statutes

Washington (D.C.) - Copy of U.S. Assistant Attorney General Caudle's speech on civil rights, given at the Legal Conference on Federal Power at Howard University, sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild, Bar Association, and NAACP.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Dec.

Crisis (Firm)

Fragment of Crisis magazine, December 1947 issue

New York (N.Y.) - Fragment of issue; includes articles on a report on civil rights by President Truman's Committee, and segregation in the Panama Canal zone.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914 Dec. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Albion W. Small

New York (N.Y.) - Response to circular letter from the American Journal of Sociology sent to prominent intellectuals asking for their thoughts on the important social issues of the day. Original letter is included in Du Bois's response is included in The American Journal of Sociology: Upon what aims, policies, programs, or particular purposes should Americans place chief emphasis ion the immediate future? (mums312-b00... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Dec. 6

Nerney, Mary Childs

NAACP Secretary's Travel Report

New York (N.Y.) - Report from the Secretary's travels to eight cities on behalf of the Association; includes findings and suggestions for the Board to assist smaller branches of the NAACP. Signed by Mary Childs Nerney. Notes from Du Bois annotating in margin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 July 23

Lincoln School (Delaware County, Pa.)

Letter from Lincoln School to Editor of the Crisis

Delaware County (Pa.) - Signed Howard A. Fisher; acknowledging the recent copy received by the school; thanking him for the "great service" he has done thereby; describing the school's racial makeup and policies; and relaying some racial discrimination he's faced in the labor market personally.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Jan. 21

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

Civil rights and democracy

New York (N.Y.) - Typed copy of speech given at the American Jewish Congress on the lack of basic civil rights in the Untied States with examples.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 15

Banister, William B.

Letter from William B. Banister to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Concerning the Pan African Congress and the treatment of African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers