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Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois : Another American tragedy -- 1963

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Title:
Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois : Another American tragedy -- 1963
Description:
A certain Dr. Butler's discussion of the life and legacy of the recently deceased W. E. B. Du Bois; noting the irony of his dying in "disenchantment on the very day that Negroes and the nation reached their highest point of dedication to the rapid realization of his lifelong ideals"; admitting he was a "complex and controversial" man; and hoping that history be kind on him.
Date:
[August 31, 1963]
(c) 1963
Format:
Documents
Genre:
Articles
Clippings (information artifacts)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 156 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers
Series:
Series 1. Correspondence
Series 1A. General Correspondence
Subjects:
Death and burial
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Extent:
2 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-b156-i202