Tufte eat your heart out!
February 25, 2011 11:17 AM Subscribe
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"A Series of Statistical Charts
, Illustrating The Condition
of the Descendants of Former African Slaves Now Resident
In the United States of America." (HQ Library of Congress links.
W.E.B. DuBois : "I wanted to set down its aim and method in some outstanding way which would bring my work to the notice of the thinking world. The great World's Fair at Paris was being planned and I thought I might put my findings into plans, charts and figures, so one might see what we were trying to accomplish."
"The Exhibit of American Negroes
an exhibit by W. E. B. DuBois, Thomas Calloway and the Historic Black Colleges for the Paris 1900 International Exposition, chroniced the experience of African Americans up to the year 1900.
Background, more links and pictures: All My Eyes Blog