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1919 May 18

Patterson, James H.

Letter from James H. Patterson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Expressing his interest in the May issue of the "Crisis" and briefly describing his experience in the war; and asking specially that he not publish or describe the letter in the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 20

Stevenson, William

Letter from William Stevenson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Per his request (mums312-b165-i284), noting that official papers on his war experience are located in Cincinnati, and pledging to write up a summary of his experience with the A.E.F. "if I can find time to do so."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 1

Lewis, Hettie B.

Letter from Hettie B. Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Per his query in the October "Crisis" for "incidents or documents showing discipline and morale of colored troops," enclosing a letter on same from the War Dept and hoping he is able to make use of it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 8

Sun (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Sun to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. S.; requesting that he give the letter's (unidentified) bearer a certain manuscript and photograph.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Aug. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. H. Sherwood

New York (N.Y.) - Per his letter (mums312-b168-i523), commenting on the War Dept.'s duplicitous attitude and discriminatory policies towards "colored officers" in World War I and elaborating on coverage of same recently featured in the "Crisis"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Aug. 4

Sherwood, Jose H.

Letter from Jose H. Sherwood to Editor of the Crisis

Saint Paul (Minn.) - Relaying his shock upon reading the recent feature on "Colored Training Camps"; seeking further information on the "future attitude" of the War Dept. with respect thereto; and noting the impending International Conference of the Knights Templar, to take place in Pittsburgh.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Mar. 7

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois's history of black soldiers during World War I, the resignation of Archibald Grimke from the N.A.A.C.P. board, and the Pan African Congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 6

Tucker, Ewbank

Letter from Ewbank Tucker to W. E. B. Du Bois

Bedford (Va.) - An open letter in response to the "Crisis"'s coverage of "the alleged bad treatment of colored officers in France by the authorities"; noting he is not exactly challenging the charges; but sharing some of the first-hand stories he's been told by those involved; and noting the general inefficiency faced and executed thereby.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 8

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

Report of the director of publications and research

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois's summary of the Dept.'s work from December 1, 1918 through April 1, 1919, in advance of the upcoming bard meeting; describing its efforts and accomplishments on the compilation of records pertaining to Negro soldiers, and the creation of a comprehensive history thereof; outlining specifically the actions taken towards that objective and describing its current status; tabul... more

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1919 Feb. 11

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning expenses for the Pan African Congress and the writing of book on history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers