• W. E. B. Du Bois biography

    Pages 2 through 9 of a detailed outline of W. E. Bu Dois's career; the development and sometimes reversal of some of his tenets; his pivotal influence on Pan-Africanism and co-founding of the N.A.A.C…

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  • W. E. B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois on stairs of guest house, Chang-tu, 1959

    Caption: Having traveled up the Yang-tse River to Chang-tu, we are about to climb stairs to guest house where we will stay, Chang-tu, April, 1959.

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  • Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Council on African Affairs

    Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977, Council on African Affairs

    Addressed to Paul Robeson, Max Yergan, Shelton Hale Bishop, Charles Collins, Estelle Riddle, Hope R. Stevens, W. A. Hunton, Doxey Wilkerson, and Shirley Graham; relaying that W. E. B. Du Bois will not…

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  • Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois, editor of the Crisis, announces a series of lectures on 'The Economies of Emancipation'

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

    Listing the subjects to be treated, and the goals to be achieved, in Du Bois's "Economies of Emancipation" lecture series, and outlining the various structures in which same can be delivered. See mums…

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  • Letter from Louis T. Wright to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Wright, Louis T. (Louis Tompkins), 1891-1952, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    Thanking Du Bois for the two reports by the Life Extension Institute, provides advice for his "anal condition," and states that "the cells in his urine" should not be a problem.

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  • Letter from Lillian Murphy to Ruth Anna Fisher

    Hyman, Lillian, 1916-2012, Fisher, Ruth Anna, 1886

    Acknowledging her May 5 letter to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b124-i252) and pledging to bring it to his attention promptly upon his return from Paris.

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  • Letter from James W. Elwell & Co. to W. E. B. Du Bois

    James W. Elwell & Co, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    Concerning refund for missed boat on trip on the Fabre Steamship line from New York to Lisbon.

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  • W. E. B. Du Bois and others gathered around table in Soviet Union

    W. E. B. Du Bois and two unidentified men around a dining table at a social gathering in the Soviet Union, probably Moscow, in 1958.

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  • Lawson blasts Du Bois Trial in Md. speech

    Afro-American Newspapers

    Describing Washington attorney Belford V. Lawson's performance in the Du Bois trial, and opinion that the defendant's conviction "would have been a great move toward a totalitarian state."

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  • Letter from Nail & Parker Real Estate to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Nail & Parker, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Nail, John E

    Concerning mortgage payment receipt from the Merit Realty Corporation for 606 St. Nicholas Avenue property.

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  • Letter from Anabel Parker McCann to National Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois and Associates in the Peace Information Center

    McCann, Anabel Parker, National Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois and Associates in the Peace Information Center, Citron, Alice

    Addressed to Alice Citron; enclosing her small contribution to the Committee and insisting that "all of us who feel that civil liberties need protection in these days of hysteria must do our share."

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  • Invoice from Harcourt Brace & Company

    Harcourt Brace & Company, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    For copies of "Black Reconstruction" purchased by Du Bois at his author discount.

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  • Anniversary card from Tommy Tucker to W. E. B. and Nina Du Bois

    Mitchell, Luella Tucker, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Du Bois, Nina

    Hoping their "fondest hopes come true," and wishing them congratulations and happiness upon their golden wedding day.

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  • Letter from John E. Nail to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Nail, John E, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Nail & Parker

    Concerning liability insurance on Du Bois' 606 St. Nicholas Ave property.

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  • Letter from Yolande Du Bois Williams to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

    Thanking him for the holiday; enclosing figures on the mortgage on their Baltimore home; and relaying the recent death of Erma Davis.

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Nina Du Bois

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

    Concerning his recent lecture tour, a letter from Harcourt, Brace offering to publish "Dusk of Dawn," and that "Phylon" has been published.

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  • Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Mrs. Bradford Jordan

    Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977, Jordan, Annice

    Acknowledging her recent letter, professing her understanding of W. E. B. Du Bois's busy schedule, and supplanting an older version of a manuscript earlier enclosed to him.

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  • W. E. B. Du Bois and unidentified man seated at table in the National Hotel in Moscow

    Moscow News

    W. E. B. Du Bois and unidentified man seated at table in a room at the National Hotel in Russia; man appears to be taking notes, it is possible he is interviewing Du Bois. They are both seated in orna…

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  • Letter from Southern Railway to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Southern Railway (U.S.), Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Henderson, H. T

    Explaining that several attempts were made in delivering Du Bois's luggage, that the luggage was delivered to him on the date of the letter at the station, and they hope that was satisfactory.

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  • Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Masses and Mainstream

    Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977, Masses and Mainstream, Sillen, Samuel

    Addressed to Samuel Sillen; acknowledging his March 2 letter to W. E. B. Du Bois and regretting he will not be able to attend the meeting described therein.

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