• Letter from Charleane Hill to Gloria Xifaras Clark

    Cobb, Charleane Hill, Clark, Gloria Xifaras, 1942

    Charleane sends Gloria a copy of Ursula's speech, which she gave on a Black History Program at Palestine Baptist Church in Blue Mountain, Mississippi.

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Arthur S. Fairchild

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

    Responding to a previous letter; explaining that the name "Canga" was taken from a list of Maroon Chiefs, and no further information was provided. Adding that Fairchild might want to contact Rayford L…

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  • Henry Allen: oral history with Monty Neill

    Allen, Henry, McNeill, D. Monty

    From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Allen became involved with desegregation as part of the Parents' A…

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  • William Taylor Oral History

    Richard B. Pierce interviewed William Taylor on February 14, 1996 in Indianapolis. This document is a transcript of that interview. Subjects include family background and upbringing, neighborhood stre…

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  • George Jackson, one of the Soledad Brothers

    Soledad Brother George Jackson.

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Edward Banks

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

    Concerning information on the battle at Argonne, France during World War I from a member of the 368th Regiment for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

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  • Letter from David A. to John H. McDonald

    David A, McDonaldJohn H

    A note of encouragement and a donation to rebuild the church.

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  • Copy of Heman Humphrey letter to the Anti-Slavery Society, 1835 January

    Humphrey, Heman, 1779-1861, Amherst CollegeAnti-Slavery Society

    A letter written by Heman Humphrey on behalf of and by vote of the faculty to the Committee of the Anti-Slavery Society in Amherst College in which Humphrey responds to the letter from the Anti-Slaver…

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  • National March for Freedom I Was There

    Currently not on view

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  • Redefining rape

    Freedman, Estelle B, 1947

    Stanford University history professor Estelle Freedmen delivers a talk entitled "Redefining rape : sexual violence in the era of suffrage and segregation." Freedman explores the efforts of both women'…

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  • Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to F. P. Stockbridge

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

    Concerning organization of book on the history of the Black soldier in World War I to be edited by Du Bois, Emmett Scott and Carter Woodson.

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  • Under the Sun; Dedication of the W.E.B. Du Bois Papers

    New England Public Radio, Njiri, Kari, Gillen, David, Cole Johnnetta B, Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003, Bennett, Lerone, 1928

    Selected speeches from the dedication of the W.E.B. Du Bois Papers at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole introduces Dr. Herbert Aptheker, who talks about Du Bois and the collection…

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  • Georgia torment of a state

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

    Originally published in "These United States", edited by Ernest Gruening. Charting the history of labor exploitation of white and black workers in Georgia following the Civil War and efforts by the ca…

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  • Civil Rights Marchers Attempt to Meet with GA Governor

    Sandersville, Ga.: Civil rights demonstrators march past helmeted Georgia highway patrolmen, in another series of marches to protest that black demands in Sandersville are not being met. The demonstra…

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  • African American female, chained and kneeling...

    Reason, Patrick Henry, 1816-1898, 1816-1898, Wedgwood, Josiah

    Statement printed below image: "Engraved by P. Reason, A Colored Young Man of the City of New York. 1835."

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  • Crowd in front of Clinton High School

    Clinton, Tenn.--This crowd, in front of Clinton High School, is shown waiting for Negro students to arrive this morning. But the Negroes entered a side door. The crowd was mostly students waiting for…

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  • Civil rights at the turn of the century

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

    Notes on the progress of civil rights at the turn of the century from The Tuskegee Machine, Atlanta riots, lynching, segregation, Atlanta conferences, Niagara Movement, etc.

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  • A vista of ninety years

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

    Printed in National Guardian. Du Bois discusses turning ninety and how badly the United States treats senior citizens; continues by criticizing the nation, explaining "today we are lying, stealing, an…

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to The Atlantic Monthly

    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Atlantic Monthly, Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954

    Du Bois proposes possible articles on the "Color Line", "spiritual outlook, history and work of negro women" and "history of Negro Americans". Mentions George Leslie, John Chavis, Lemuel Haynes and Ho…

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  • "But Some of Us Are Brave" : An Oral History Project on Robbie McCauley and the Black Feminist Movement

    Schwall, Alex

    Oral history interview with Ms. Robbie McCauley by St. Andrew's Episcopal School student Alex Schwall. In this interview Ms. McCauley describes her experiences witnessing the Civil Rights Movement and…

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