Gallery view

1920 Apr. 25

Johnson, Polk G.

Letter from Captain Polk G. Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Informing Du Bois of the formation of the Chicago Police Reserves during World War I. Detailing Polk G. Johnson's role as leader of this organization's race unit. Hoping that Du Bois will publish a story on this topic.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917

Friesleben

William B. Crawford

Chicago (Ill.) - Half-length portrait in three quarter profile of Captain William B. Crawford.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Jan. 24

Lewis, Julian Herman

Letter from Julian H. Lewis to the editor of The Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning a proposal to contribute a section on African American scientists for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 1

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

Colonies in the post-war world

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of speech on how the world wars devastated countries colonized by Europe and the United States. First half of speech.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 4

Lee, Clarence A.

Letter from Clarence A. Lee to editor of The Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning information on the Army 92nd Division, 183rd Brigade, while in France for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 24

Patton, John H.

Letter from John H. Patton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning material for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I. Written on letterhead of the Eighth Infantry, Illinois National Guard.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 4

Patterson, Adam E.

Letter from A. E. Patterson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the inability of Du Bois to return Patterson's manuscript material on the 92nd Division from World War I..

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Jan. 17

University of Chicago . Dept. of History

Letter from University of Chicago, Department of History to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning assistants for Du Bois's history of African Americans in World War I. Contains handwritten draft response on bottom.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Mar. 6

Chicago tribune

Wilson names court to try Grant Negroes

Chicago (Ill.) - A small feature from the "Tribune" clipped by Henry Romeike, Inc., on Wilson's consideration of the cases of "thirteen Negro soldiers charged with assaulting a white girl at Camp Grant" in May 1918.

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1919 Nov. 9

Bourne, O. R.

Letter from O. R. Bourne to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning a request for information on members of an Army regiment.

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