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Title
Fisk University Class of 1888
Collection

Portrait collection

W.E.B. DuBois portrait collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1888
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Portrait Collection
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Du Bois, W.E.B.
Shelf locator: SC-CN-94-0293
Topics
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
African American scholars
African American authors
African American leadership
African American political activists
African American college students
Fisk University
Genres
Portraits
Photographs
Notes
Biographical/historical: After graduating from Fisk in 1888, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois became one of the greatest leaders in America and Abroad. Through many considered him an elitist, Du Bois utilized scholarship, activism, and creative works to address the problem of the 20th century which he called "the problem of the color line."
Content: Du Bois is on the 4th row, 4th from the left
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 21 x 26 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16819138
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG085000683-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11487505
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dcdc3be0-c5f1-012f-2ae7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1888: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Fisk University Class of 1888" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1888. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/66a9dc30-19f1-9e2b-e040-e00a18061c88

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Fisk University Class of 1888" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/66a9dc30-19f1-9e2b-e040-e00a18061c88

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1888). Fisk University Class of 1888 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/66a9dc30-19f1-9e2b-e040-e00a18061c88

Wikipedia Citation

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Fisk University Class of 1888