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Caste in America

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Title:
Caste in America
Description:
Typed draft of speech given to The Twentieth Century Club exposing the rise of a caste system in the United States and calling for the elimination of classing men by their financial successes. Du Bois offers education and job training as solutions not to be overlooked.
Creator:
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Date:
February 1904
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Speeches
Drafts (documents)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 196 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers
Series:
Series 2. Speeches
Subjects:
African Americans
Education
Caste-based discrimination
Race discrimination
Race relations
History
1900-1999
Places:
United States
Extent:
15 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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Place of origin:
New York (N.Y.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums312-b196-i038