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On the afternoon of his birthday, the University of Ghana conferred its first honorary degree on W.E.B. Du Bois. Here is Nana Nketsia IV, a paramount Chief who is Chairman of the University Council, placing the hood over Dr. Du Bois' head.

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On the afternoon of his birthday, the University of Ghana conferred its first honorary degree on W.E.B. Du Bois. Here is Nana Nketsia IV, a paramount Chief who is Chairman of the University Council, placing the hood over Dr. Du Bois' head.
Names
Jones, Claudia, 1915-1964 (Collector)
Collection

Claudia Jones Memorial photograph collection

W.E.B. Du Bois

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1963-02-23
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Claudia Jones Memorial Collection
Topics
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
University of Ghana
Nketsia, Nana Kobina
Commencement ceremonies -- Ghana
Genres
Photographs
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 17 x 22 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16060681
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d2bd2c50-c6cd-012f-feb1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1915: Creator Born
  • 1963: Created
  • 1964: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "On the afternoon of his birthday, the University of Ghana conferred its first honorary degree on W.E.B. Du Bois. Here is Nana Nketsia IV, a paramount Chief who is Chairman of the University Council, placing the hood over Dr. Du Bois' head." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1963. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/921b8472-25f3-3fbc-e040-e00a18062f5c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "On the afternoon of his birthday, the University of Ghana conferred its first honorary degree on W.E.B. Du Bois. Here is Nana Nketsia IV, a paramount Chief who is Chairman of the University Council, placing the hood over Dr. Du Bois' head." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/921b8472-25f3-3fbc-e040-e00a18062f5c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1963). On the afternoon of his birthday, the University of Ghana conferred its first honorary degree on W.E.B. Du Bois. Here is Nana Nketsia IV, a paramount Chief who is Chairman of the University Council, placing the hood over Dr. Du Bois' head. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/921b8472-25f3-3fbc-e040-e00a18062f5c

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On the afternoon of his birthday, the University of Ghana conferred its first honorary degree on W.E.B. Du Bois. Here is Nana Nketsia IV, a paramount Chief who is Chairman of the University Council, placing the hood over Dr. Du Bois' head.