Gallery view

1936

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

The black man in the wounded world [fragment]

France - Fragment of Chapter 4, Black Francis, from Du Bois's book "The Black Man and the Wounded World" focusing on the conditions of black people in French colonies before and during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919

National Association of Loyal Negroes (Panama)

National Association of Loyal Negroes: Peace Aims

Colon (Panama) - Concerning the disposition of various German, British, Italian, and French African colonies at the Paris Peace Conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 7

Carter, E. A.

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

Auburn (N.Y.) - Concerning the "Negro's achievements in France."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb.

Shaw, Charles A.

Reflections

France - During a quiet hour, 1st Lieutenant Charles A. Shaw reflects on life and of being a "Colored American" and a part of the "black division" in the Army. "Written during a quiet hour somewhere in France."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919

United States . Army . Infantry Regiment, 368th

Operation report of the Medical Department, 368th infantry for period Sept. 26-30

France - Reporting medical cases during the French-Argonne campaign. Most likely collected for W. E. B. Du Bois' proposed book "The Black Man in the Wounded World".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 15

Guignard, Alfred

Extract from an article of the 'review of two worlds' (Revue des deux mondes)

France - Enclosed in a letter to W. E. B. Du Bois, this translated excerpt describes, in passionate and colorful terms, the African American contribution to a battle in World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Nov. 16

United States . Army . Infantry Division, 92nd

Ninety Second Division general order no. 32

France - Regarding the "excellent and meritorious conduct" of several officers and enlisted men during an advance on November 10 and 11, 1918. Coded E4. Most likely for W. E. B. Du Bois' proposed book "The Black Man in the Wounded World".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918

Tank (Renault FT-17) with hatch open

Paris (France) - From a series of images of German military equipment, either surrendered or captured, on display, probably in Paris.

Lawrence D. Yeomans Papers

1918 Oct. 11

United States . Army . Division, 92nd

Ninety Second Division general order no. 27

France - Calling attention to "the meritorious conduct of Captain R. A. Williams and First Lieut. T. M. Dent" during a campaign around Vienne le Chateau. Most likely collected for W. E. B. Du Bois' proposed book "The Black Man in the Wounded World".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers