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

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    • Du Bois, W. E. Burghardt (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
    • Du Bois, W. E. (William Edward), 1868-1963
    • Di︠u︡bua, Uilʹi︠a︡m Ėdvard Burgkhardt, 1868-1963
    • Di︠u︡bua, Vilʹi︠a︡m, 1868-1963
    • Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt, 1868-1963
    • DuBois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
    • Du Bois, William, 1868-1963
    • Du Bois, W. B. (William Burghardt), 1868-1963
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1868-02-23
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1963-08-27
    • Has Affiliation

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

        (naf) Great Barrington (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Accra (Ghana)
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        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ghana
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    • 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)
    • found: Wikipedia, 8 Sept. 2020(William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, born February 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Mass., died August 27, 1963 in Accra, Ghana, aged 95; an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor; in Great Barrington, Mass., Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community, and after completing graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate, he became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University; Du Bois was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909) -
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    • PS3507.U147
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    • 1980-05-28: new
    • 2020-09-09: revised
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