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Thumbnail of Of peace and happiness

1932 May 16

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

Of peace and happiness

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech on how to achieve World Peace through the elimination of all the preventable evils that men create.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1949 Feb. 12

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

The Negro in American life

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech to the Social Service Employees Union on the importance of labor and its relationship to the quality of life. Acknowledgments to the employees union for their work on ending discrimination in the workforce.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of A  re-statement of the Negro problems

1949 July 22

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

A re-statement of the Negro problems

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech for the School of Education at New York University updating the status of African Americans and their fight for equal rights.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1951 Feb. 23

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

Birthday dinner

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech about Du Bois, his life and giving birthday speeches, and the efforts he has made to spread the idea of Peace to the world. Also, talks about being arrested and going to court as a representative of the Peace Information Center.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1910 Mar. 5

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

Race prejudice

New York (N.Y.) - Typed notes, with corrections, of a speech possibly given at the Republican Club about the perceptions of race and the basic rights all people should be able to enjoy without prejudice.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of Right and reason

1960 June 3

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

Right and reason

New York (N.Y.) - In this speech Du Bois denounces the discovery of an American spy plane in the Soviet Union as an act of aggression. This incident leads him to wonder how American youth can develop a concept of right and wrong within the international context of the Cold War.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of Beside the still waters

1931 Mar. 22

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

Beside the still waters

New York (N.Y.) - Typed notes of speech for the 17th Spingarn Medal award presentation focusing on the work and accomplishments of playwright Richard Harrison.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1950 Oct. 5

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

Harlem in the campaign

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech announcing Du Bois as a candidate for U.S. Senate and how he would better represent the interests of Harlem than the other candidates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of Peace and civil rights

1950 Nov. 6

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

Peace and civil rights

New York (N.Y.) - Typed and handwritten re-working of the last sentence of the Peace and Civil Rights radio address.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of The  campaign of 1950

1950 Sept. 24

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

The campaign of 1950

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with corrections of speech explaining that the role of the American Labor Party is to promote and strive for peace in the world.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers