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
Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems
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".
Asking for "the cooperation of a local committee representing the various organizations of the District of Colombia" to help stage the "Star of Ethiopia".
1915 Oct. 20
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
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.
1915 Nov. 27
Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929
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.
Notes on a "Guild of plays and pageants".
1916 May 16
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.