Book Discussion on A Small Nation of People

Mr. Lewis and Ms. Willis talked about their book, A Small Nation of People: W.E.B. Du Bois and African American Portraits of… read more

Mr. Lewis and Ms. Willis talked about their book, A Small Nation of People: W.E.B. Du Bois and African American Portraits of Progress, published by Amistad Press. The book contains 150 photographs of middle-class African Americans, selected from a large group of pictures presented by W.E.B. Du Bois at the 1900 Paris World Fair. Essays by Mr. Lewis and Ms. Willis also appear in the book. Slides were shown throughout the presentation. The co-authors also responded to questions from the audience. Ms. Battle responded to technical questions regarding the photographs. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Maricia Battle Assistant Curator Library of Congress->Prints and Photographs Division
  • John Y. Cole Founding Director Library of Congress->Center for the Book
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Book Discussion on A Small Nation of People

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 26, 2004
Last Aired:
Feb 6, 2005

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  • Jan 26, 2004 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2004 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 07, 2004 | 3:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 2005 | 5:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 06, 2005 | 5:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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