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us: Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

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    • us: Du Bois, W. E. Burghardt (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
    • us: Du Bois, W. E. (William Edward), 1868-1963
    • us: Di͡ubua, Uilʹi͡am Ėdvard Burgkhardt, 1868-1963
    • us: Di͡ubua, Vilʹi͡am, 1868-1963
    • us: DuBois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
    • us: Du Bois, William, 1868-1963
    • us: Du Bois, W. B. (William Burghardt), 1868-1963
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1868-02-23
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1963-08-27
    • Birth Place

        Great Barrington (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        Accra (Ghana)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
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    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Organization: (naf) Communist Party of the United States of America
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Civil rights workers
          (lcsh) Political activists
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      • Earlier Established Forms

          Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt, 1868-1963
      • Sources

        • found: Author's The college-bred negro ... 1900.
        • found: DeMarco, J.P. The social thought of W.E.B. DuBois, c1983: t.p. (in title: W.E.B. DuBois)
        • found: His Haïti, c1983: t.p. (William Du Bois) cover (W.B. Du Bois)
        • found: Marcus Garvey ... 1995: t. 2, p. 11 (William Edward Burghardt Du Bois; b. Feb. 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts; d. Aug. 27, 1963)
        • found: Duboisweb website, viewed Jan. 11, 2013 (1868: William Edward Du Bois is born on February 23 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts; 1961: Joins the Communist Party of the United States. Moves to Ghana and takes up residence in Accra. 1963: Takes Ghana citizenship. Dies on August 27 and is buried with a state funeral in Accra)
        • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Du Bois, W. E. B.; William Edward Burghardt Du Bois; social historian / commentator, sociologist, civil rights activist, political activist; born 23 February 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States; MA in History (1892) and PhD from Harvard (1896); joined the Communist Party USA (CPUSA), became a citizen of Ghana; died 27 August 1963 in Accra, Ghana)
      • LC Classification

        • PS3507.U147
      • Change Notes

        • 1980-05-28: new
        • 2016-06-30: revised
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