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

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1955

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

An appeal to the world

Havana (Cuba) - Originally written in 1946. Cuban edition issued in 1955. A statement on the denial of human rights to minorities in the case of citizens of Negro descent in the United States of America and an appeal to the United Nations for redress. Includes statistics on the black voting population of the United States and election statistics.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Jan. 10

Baltimore American

A charge that self-determination omits the Negro Plea for a State in Africa

United States - Concerning self government by Africans following World War I and civil rights in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1890 June

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

Jefferson Davis as a representative of civilization

Cambridge (Mass.) - Du Bois's baccalaureate disquisition at Harvard University on Jefferson Davis and his ideals and contributions to represent a type of civilization that is accepted. Du Bois argues the ideals of the founding of the nation have been forgotten and advancement can only take place when all people are involved. See also mums312-b196-i030 and mums312-b002-i370.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Sept. 9

Landry, L. B.

Letter from L. B. Landry to The Crisis

Algiers (La.) - Describing a request for information sent by the New Orleans Medical and Surgical Society regarding a request on the part of the Naval Reserve Force for physician participants, and the subsequent response.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Oct. 5

National Independent Political League, Washington, D.C.

Circular of Petition to Theodore Roosevelt from the National Negro American Political League

Washington (D.C.) - Printed copy of a petition to protest the dishonorable discharge of Mingo Saunders for an alleged racial incedent in Brownsville, TX.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Nov.

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to President Woodrow Wilson

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of letter to Woodrow Wilson concerning the upcoming Paris Peace Conference and the Race problem in America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Jan. 5

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors January 5, 1915

New York (N.Y.) - Topics of minutes include: officer reports, legal work, N.A.A.C.P. branch work, committee reports, and financial issues.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Mar.

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

Prejudice

United States - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis, discussing African Americans, civil rights, and their economic condition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Feb. 2

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors February 2, 1915

New York (N.Y.) - Topics of minutes include: officer reports, legal work, N.A.A.C.P. branch action, and financial issues.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 28

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

No second class citizens

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of speech given at the University of Chicago charting the history of democracy and citizenship and the contradictions of democracy found among black Americans today.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers