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Faculty Seminar in the Liberal Arts: The Souls of Black Folk (W.E.B. Du Bois) and Up From Slavery (Booker T. Washington): Home

This guide was developed for the 2013 Faculty Seminar in the Liberal Arts. This guide was originally created by Michelle Spomer.

Library Resources: By Washington & Du Bois

Library Resources: About Washington & Du Bois

The links below will perform searches that will retrieve resources about Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois.

Selected Resources At APU

The following resources are available in APU libraries - click on the title link to check for location and availability.

Databases for Washington and Du Bois Research

The following databases contain a variety of material on Washington and Du Bois. Click one of the links below and start searching.

Cambridge Companion to W.E.B. Du Bois

The Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture contain 1300+ downloadable essays. Each companion includes a bibliography, as well as glossaries and timelines. Click on the link below to access the online book.

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference topic pages provide links to a variety of resources, including images, journal articles, books, etc.

American National Biography Online

Click on the links below for information from American National Biography Online.


Booker T. Washington & W.E.B. Du Bois via Wikimedia Commons

This online guide is intended to complement the reading of Up From Slavery (Booker T. Washington) and The Souls of Black Folk (W.E.B. Du Bois). You will find a wide variety of library and Internet resources in the boxes on this page.

Happy researching!

YouTube Videos


The video above was created by the Biography Channel

The video above was created by Dr. Katherine Bankole-Medina, Professor of History at Coppin State University

Washington and Du Bois on the Web

The links below will take you to websites that provide a rich variety of information about Washington and Du Bois. Feel free to add other websites you like by clicking on the 'Comments' link.

Google Scholar: The Souls of Black Folk

Click on 'Search' to find books and articles on Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk.

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Google Scholar: Up From Slavery

Click on 'Search' to find books and articles on Washington and Up From Slavery.

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Articles from America: History & Life

The articles below are from America: History & Life (but may not be available in full-text).

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