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1918 Oct. 24

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to U.S. War Department

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the organization of the Executive Committee of the Tercentenary Committee, a celebration of the landing of Africans in the Americas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Dec. 13

United States . War Dept.

Letter from Secretary of War to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the organization of troops in France, the status of the colored fighting units and draftees, and a review of soldiers he conducted at Camp Lee, Petersburg, Virginia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Nov. 27

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to War Department

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning possible Pan African Congress during the Paris Peace Conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Apr. 26

Young, Charles, 1864-1922

Letter from Colonel Charles Young to U. S. Secretary of War, Newton Baker

Wilberforce (Ohio) - Concerning Army duty status.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 18

United States . War Dept.

Letter from United States War Department to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning a request for materials on African American troops.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944

United States . War Dept.

Envelope from United States War Dept. to Tuskegee Army Flying School

Washington (D.C.) - Empty, unstamped #10 business envelope from the War Department to the Intelligence Officer at Tuskegee Army Flying School.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Dec. 13

Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957

Letter from Emmett Scott to W.E.B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning Du Bois's letter and the discussions Scott has had with Secretary Baker. Indicating that Mr. Villard's interpretation is not correct and that Secretary Baker's response will "explain the policy of the War Department with reference to colored men who will form a part of the National Army."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 15

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States War Department

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Under-Secretary Robert P. Patterson; describing his intent to attend the Pan African Congress in London in representation of the NAACP and inquiring into what steps he should take to get the Department's cooperation in said endeavour.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Sept. 18

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W.E.B. Du Bois to Secretary of War

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting a personal interview with Secretary Baker to discuss the matter of Negro soldiers and Negro officers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb. 8

United States . War Dept.

Letter from U. S. War Department to Oswald Garrison Villard

Washington (D.C.) - Cover letter to correspondence between Major General H. P. McCain and Secretary of War Newton Baker concerning duty status of Colonel Charles Young.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers