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Thumbnail of A  critical analysis of Negro service organizations

1940 Oct. 30

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

A critical analysis of Negro service organizations

Atlanta (Ga.) - Typed draft with handwritten notes of speech given at Morehouse College critiquing the N. A. A. C. P. and the Urban League noting the good work done and the improvements to strive for.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of A  history of Africa

1960 July 5

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

A history of Africa

Accra (Ghana) - In an address to the Ghana Academy of Learning Du Bois attempts to deliver "in fifteen minutes a survey of three thousand years of African history, a glance at its present and its future."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of A  political program

1956 June

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

A political program

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech concerning the 1956 presidential election and the hopes of forming a new congress; discusses the difficulty of voting under the current conditions; Du Bois argues that the constitution be amended "and representation in the senate based on population and not on wealth."

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

Thumbnail of American Negroes and socialism

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

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

Thumbnail of Birthday dinner

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

Thumbnail of Birthday dinner [fragment]

1951 Feb. 23

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

Birthday dinner [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech with notes and changes outlining the life of W.E.B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of Colonial peoples

1946 Feb. 2

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

Colonial peoples

New York (N.Y.) - Typed transcript of speech as delivered for the Institute for Librarians, the East and West Association on colonialism concluding with some reading suggestions on the topic.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of Colonies in the post-war world

1944 Nov. 1

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

Colonies in the post-war world

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of speech on how the world wars devastated countries colonized by Europe and the United States. First half of speech.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers