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Thumbnail of Mary Silvina Burghardt Du Bois

1870

Mary Silvina Burghardt Du Bois

Standing in a dress with her left hand on a studio posing chair.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1899 Nov.

A memorial to the legislature of Georgia on the hardwick bill

United States - Addressed to the "Honorable members of the Legislature of the State of Georgia" advocating the passage of the Hardwick Bill which would "the right of suffrage to all who, irrespective of race or color, are intelligent enough to vote properly", but objecting to certain clauses which discriminate against black citizens. Signed by 24 individuals including Henry Hugh Proct... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1905 May

Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems

The tenth annual Atlanta Conference to Study the Negro Problem

Atlanta (Ga.) - Outline for the 10th conference, with the subject: "Methods and results of ten years study of the American Negro". Includes projected topics for future conferences and "significant publications touching the American Negro, 1896-1905".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of A proposed pageant to celebrate the adoption of the thirteenth amendment             abolishing slavery

1914

Horizon Guild

A proposed pageant to celebrate the adoption of the thirteenth amendment abolishing slavery

Asking for "the cooperation of a local committee representing the various organizations of the District of Colombia" to help stage the "Star of Ethiopia".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1915 Oct. 20

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

Financial statement on the production of the pageant

New York (N.Y.) - Documents the expenses related to production of The Star of Ethiopia at American League Ball Park in Washington. D.C. Addressed to members of the National Dramatic and Pageant Association of Washington, D.C.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of Letter from Moorfield Storey to W. E. B. Du Bois

1915 Nov. 27

Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929

Letter from Moorfield Storey to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Congratulating him on the educational and artistic success of the "Star of Ethiopia" but "being struck with the fact that the deficit is very large considering the number of people reached"; wondering if future productions can be accomplished with less expense.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1916

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

Untitled

Untitled poem. Possibly written for the "Star of Ethiopia" pageant.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1916

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

Speakers

Philadelphia (Pa.) - List of speakers planning to promote the Philadelphia production of the Star of Ethiopia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of Indenture between the City of Philadelphia and W. E. B. Du Bois and Dr. R. R.             Wright Jr.

1916 May 16

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Indenture between the City of Philadelphia and W. E. B. Du Bois and Dr. R. R. Wright Jr.

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Agreement between the city of Philadelphia, Du Bois and Wright to temporarily lease Convention Hall at Broad Street and Allegheny Avenue in Philadelphia for May 16-18 for $300 for the purpose of staging the "Star of Ethiopia" pageant.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers