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1958 Oct. 23

W. E. B. Du Bois receiving honorary degree in Prague

Prague (Czech Republic) - Documents the presentation of the Scientiarum Historicarum Doctorem to Du Bois by Charles University in Prague.

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1963 Aug. 29

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Burial service of W. E. B. Du Bois

Accra, Ghana - Radio coverage of the entire funeral service of W. E. B. Du Bois. Includes audio from the funeral service with commentary by an announcer with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.

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1963 Oct. 4

Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972

Tribute to W. E. B. Du Bois

Accra, Ghana - Praising Du Bois following his death.

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1963 July

Hall, Gus

Audio letter from Gus Hall, James E. Jackson and Ben Davis to Shirley and W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Sending "warmest and comradely greetings of love" to Shirley and W. E. B. Du Bois and discussing the progress and momentum of civil rights for black citizens of the United States.

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1950

W. E. B. Du Bois delivering a speech on television

Silent film of Du Bois delivering a prepared speech. Most likely filmed during his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in New York in 1950.

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1969

W. E. B. Du Bois home site dedication

Great Barrington (Mass.) - Documents the ceremony dedicating the home site of W. E. B. Du Bois in Great Barrington, Massachusetts as a memorial park on October 18, 1969. Features footage of ceremony attendants arriving, excerpts of speeches by Ossie Davis and Julian Bond, singers performing, and interviews with Dr. Edmund W. Gordon and Walter Wilson.

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1959 May

China . Central News and Documentary Films Studio

Welcome W. E. B. Du Bois!

Peking (China) - Documents W. E. B. and Shirley Graham Du Bois's trip to Peking in 1959 sponsored by the China Peace Committee and the Chinese People's Association for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries. Includes footage of Du Bois speaking at a February 23, 1959 birthday celebration at Peking University with professors and students; at a gala birthday banquet where music and da... more

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1963 July

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

Audio letter from Abbot Simon, Shirley and W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Audio greetings from several friends of Shirley and W. E. B. Du Bois from New York. Response to mums312-b248-i004.

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1963 Mar. 31

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

Whither now and why

Charlotte (N.C.) - Lecture at Johnson C. Smith University in which Du Bois advises the "American Negro...to take serious account of where he is and whither he is going" following impending changes in which "the American Negro will definitely become in law equal in citizenship to other Americans". Recording stops before the end of the speech. For draft of speech see mums312-b206-i050

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