Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
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.
United States . Army . Infantry Regiment, 368th
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".
1919 June 15
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.
1918 Nov. 16
United States . Army . Infantry Division, 92nd
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".
1918 Oct. 11
United States . Army . Division, 92nd
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".