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PROF. WILLIAM EDWARD BURGHARDT DUBOIS. Son of Alfred Alexander DuBois and Mary Sylvina (Burghardt) DuBois.

Born at Great Barrington, Mass., Feb. 23, 1868.

Prepared for college at Great Barrington (Mass.) High School and Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn.

Writes : " I am still Professor of Economics and History in Atlanta University. Since the last report I have published : ‘Souls of Black Folk,’ A. C. McClurg, Chicago, Ill., 264 pp., 1903 ; ‘Negro in the South’ (by Washington & DuBois), J. W. Jacobs & Co., Philadelphia, 222 pp., 1907 ; ‘The Negro Church,’ Atlanta, 212 pp., 1903 ; ‘Negro Crime,’ Atlanta, 75 pp., 1904 ; ‘Bibliography of the Negro American,’ Atlanta, 72 pp., 1905 ; ‘Health and Physique of the Negro American,’ Atlanta, 112 pp., 1906 ; ‘Economic Coöperation among Negro Americans,’ Atlanta, 184 pp., 1907 ; ‘The Negro American Family,’ Atlanta, 152 pp., 1908 ; ‘John Brown,’ Philadelphia, G. W. Jacobs & Co., 350 pp., 1909.

" I am General Secretary of the ‘Niagara Movement,’ and Editor-in-chief of the ‘Horizon,’ ‘A Journal of the Color Line.’ "

He lectured in the Union on "The Transplanting of a Race 1442-1860."

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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W.E.B. Dubois graduated from Harvard College in 1890 and went on to become the pre-eminent spokesman for African Americans up to that time. Well-educated and articulate, he taught economics and history at Atlanta University, and published, throughout his life, books and articles on the lives and culture of black Americans. He lists as one of his achievements his membership in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


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"Harvard College- Class of 1890"

publisher   Harvard College Class Comm.
date   1909
location   Boston, Massachusetts
height   9.0"
width   6.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Books/Catalog
accession #   #L00.079

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