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The Confederate flag

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Title:
The Confederate flag
Description:
Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech given to the American Labor Party at Madison Square Garden reminding people that the Confederate flag once stood for human slavery and recounts the Civil War; discusses the African American in southern states as well as southern industrialization; discusses the American labor movement and labor unions, and urges voters to vote for Hallinan who stands for peace, and not Eisenhower.
Creator:
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Date:
October 27, 1952
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Speeches
Drafts (documents)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 202 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers
Series:
Series 2. Speeches
Subjects:
History
Civil War, 1861-1865
African Americans
Industrialization
Labor unions
Peace movements
Presidents
Election
1952
Places:
United States
Southern States
Extent:
7 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-b202-i058