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1919 June 7

Simpson, James T.

Letter from James T. Simpson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brest (France) - Remarking and elaborating on the letter and series of correspondence he sent the previous day (see mums312-b165-i260, i454 through i457) and analysing the various painful racial implications of the treatment reflected therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Aug. 7

Williams, Jerome E.

Letter from Jerome E. Williams to Crisis

Camden (N.J.) - Granting permission to publish his complaints about the A.E.F. in the September "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Jan. 25

York, William H.

Letter from William H. York to W. E. B. Du Bois

Le Mans (France) - Describing his ongoing troubles trying to secure leave from his station in France; inquiring into Du Bois's progress on Conference preparations and representation; wishing him every success in his endeavors; and describing functions for servicemen in the works under A. E. F. auspices.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 6

Simpson, James T.

Letter from James T. Simpson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brest (France) - Enclosing some official papers to help illustrate "a general attitude or 'policy'" of the A.E.F., consisting of his correspondence with the Chaplain thereof, seeking permission to attend the University of Nancy so long as he is stationed in the nearby Tours.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919

United States . Army . American Expeditionary Forces . General Headquarters

Memorandum from A. E. F. Division Headquarters to Regimental Intelligence Officers [copy]

Chaumont (Haute-Marne, France) - A copy and account of "secret and confidential" A.E.F. communications regarding W. E. B. Du Bois's and R. R. Moton's visits to the 92nd Division.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 18

United States . Army . American Expeditionary Forces . General Headquarters

Letter from American Expeditionary Forces General Headquarters to James T. Simpson

Chaumont (Haute-Marne, France) - Signed Paul D. Moody, G.H.Q. Chaplain; relaying the ultimate refusal of Simpson's request to study at the University of Nancy during his term of service on the Western Front, and wishing him "better luck next time."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 26

National War Work Council, Y.M.C.A. of the United States

Letter from American Expeditionary Forces Y. M. C. a. to Y. M. C. A. Women's Bureau

Aix-les-Bains (France) - Signed H. B. Haworth, Divisional Secretary; addressed to Miss Saxe; gladly recommending Helen Curtis on the basis of her past performance at Chambéry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 18

United States . Army . American Expeditionary Forces . General Headquarters

Letter from American Expeditionary Forces General Headquarters to James T. Simpson

Chaumont (Haute-Marne, France) - Signed Paul D. Moody, G.H.Q. Chaplain; logging the 8-day deliberation and ultimate refusal of Simpson's request to study at the University of Nancy during his term of service on the Western Front.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Aug. 7

Williams, Jerome E.

Letter from Jerome E. Williams to Crisis

Camden (N.J.) - Complaining of the poor treatment he and other black soldiers faced during their stationing in France and their even more poor reception upon the conclusion of the war, and enclosing permission to publish complaint to the A.E.F. in the September "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 10

United States . Army . American Expeditionary Forces . General Headquarters

Letter from American Expeditionary Forces General Headquarters to James T. Simpson

Chaumont (Haute-Marne, France) - Signed Paul D. Moody, G.H.Q. Chaplain; acknowledging his letter of April 7 (mums312-b165-i454) and noting it has been referred to the proper authorities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers