Note that only the metadata description can be searched (not the items themselves). Du Bois Papers" (The Crisis, 1980) provides an interesting account of how a multitude of Du Bois's written works, including correspondence as well as published and unpublished documents, came to be archived at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst library. The content list basically parallels those of the 1981 Guid • Later materials added to the collection are contained in "Series 22. Dubois Collection (JWJ MSS 8) of correspondence and drafts of various works.
For more information visit my intra-site About page. Mc Donnell also describes how individual papers were carefully organized (or even reassembled from scattered pages) and laboriously processed for storage on microfilm. Additions to the Du Bois Papers." [as printed in the PDF file]. Photographs" are categorized differently than the 1981 Finding Aid—the latter more typically listing the photos by the name of the persons photographed. Memorabilia" section and "Series 19: Audiovisual" section (as printed in the PDF file) are presented with less detail than the 1981 Finding Aid. In the words of the Beinecke Library staff: the collection "contains items presented to the James Weldon Johnson Collection by Mr.
Ed Pompeian is the interviewer, asking questions about Ely's Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War (NY: Knopf, 2004). Students of Atlanta University gathered data for this report, which Du Bois acknowledged within the document.
The interview is posted at the History News Network site (sponsored by George Mason University): Negro in the Black Belt: Some Social Sketches" [NBBS]. • The Boston Evening Transcript (7 June 1899: p.10, col.5) printed a summary of the NBBS entitled "A Study of the Negro; Interesting Sketch of Types in the South".
Related Information: Charles Edward Burrell, in his A History of Prince Edward County, Virginia, from Its Formation in 1753 to the Present (Richmond, VA: Williams Printing Co.,1922), covered the history of the county in which Farmville is located.
While Burrell discussed African Americans in the county (search for the word "Negro"), his overall -- and patronizing -- perspective is evident in his justification of the disfranchisement of African American males (see, e.g., -- a town where Du Bois had conducted some of the sociological work that was published in his Negroes of Farmville, Virginia (1898).
in [sic] other words the great question the world asks is How much better is the best possible universe I can help make, than the worst possible? This previously unpublished manuscript from the "Papers of W. Given their later debates over socio-political goals and tactics, it is interesting to read what Du Bois sent Washington in a handwritten letter: ] "Race Traits and Tendencies of the American Negro. The one-paragraph note indicates the social-scientific importance of The Negroes of Farmville, Virginia, but does not refer to Du Bois by name (p.
437): The Bulletins of the Department of Labor for November, 1897, and January, 1898, contain valuable studies of especial classes of the population.
The primary sources include: Because many of Du Bois's publications are not—or at least not yet—available on the Internet, I do not claim to provide a full and complete listing of all of his works.
I will, however, add more links to r Posted below is a link to the text of Du Bois's "Address to the Country" (ATTC) as published in The Broad Ax newspaper (25 August 1906), and which is available on this web site.