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Chicago Publisher A.C. McClurg and Co: An Interactive Timeline

Lucas Dietrich’s article “‘At the Dawning of the Twentieth Century’: W.E.B. Du Bois, A.C. McClurg & Co. and the Early Circulation of The Souls of Black Folk” traces the initial publication and reception of Du Bois’ 1903 book. Research for the project was supported by a Northeast Modern Language Association fellowship at the Newberry Library. Dr. Dietrich teaches at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and can be reached at