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Thumbnail of To the World Peace Council, Budapest

1953 Apr. 10

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

To the World Peace Council, Budapest

Budapest (Hungary) - An earlier draft of mums312-b203-i033. Regarding the failure of the United States to send an official delegation to the World Peace Conference Du Bois offers his speech as a representative of one who "speaks with a certain clairvoyance which is vouchsafed the outsider who lives within, the insider who does not belong." He notes that America seems to forget that it ... more

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 We can now speak for peace in the United States

1952 May 9

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

We can now speak for peace in the United States

Toronto (Ont.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech which was supposed to be given at the Canadian Peace Conference, but note reads "Not Given." Du Bois explains that the United States government "regard peace as dangerous;" discusses his involvement in peace movements, congresses, and the Peace Information Center as well as the trials and accusations involved with being associated with... more

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1909 Oct. 16

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

William Lloyd Garrison

Boston (Ma.) - Handwritten notes and typed speech on William Lloyd Garrison and the importance of the right to vote in order to make changes.

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1952 June 11

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

The princess of the hither isles

United States - Typed draft with notes, corrections, and introduction to a speech given at a Testimonial Dinner concerning race relations and discrimination in the United States; speech is an excerpt from "Dark Water: Voices from Within the Veil."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1890 June

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

Jefferson Davis as a representative of civilization

Boston (Mass.) - Speech given 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.

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1954

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

American Negroes and socialism

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech arguing that the "hope of American Negroes is Socialism."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1950 Oct. 22

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

The Progressive Party convention

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech given at the Progressive Party Convention describing the importance of a third party and what needs to be done to create a democracy that works.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of Need for social change in the United States

1951 June 29

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

Need for social change in the United States

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of address to the American People's Congress and Exposition for Peace covering the topics of government policies and government reform, social change and the need for peace in the world.

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