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Black Hercules at the crossroads

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Title:
Black Hercules at the crossroads
Description:
A black Hercules, "trying to decide whether to go to Tuskegee or the CCC camp," meets two white men at the crossroads, is accosted by a preacher, meets an unfriendly crowd, and walks on to at last rest his eyes. Bears extensive pencilled revisions and edits in Du Bois's hand.
Author:
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Date:
[1935?]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Short stories
Drafts (documents)
Typescripts
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 236 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers
Series:
Series 14. Short Stories and Fables
Subjects:
Hercules (Roman mythology) in literature
African Americans
Education
Fiction
Extent:
5 p.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
All rights for this document are held by the David Graham Du Bois Trust. Requests to publish, redistribute, or replicate this material should be addressed to Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.
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Language:
English
Identifier:
mums312-b236-i004