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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. 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 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. 23

Taylor, Watler J.

Letter from Walter J. Taylor to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Per his query re Taylor's article (see mums312-b165-i295, i296), providing further information and hard facts on the persons therein described and requesting that he return the manuscript and photo submitted therewith.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Mar. 1

Taylor, Watler J.

Letter from Walter J. Taylor to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing an article on "the Medicinal Man of the Fighting Forces in France" for consideration in the magazine, as well as a portrait of three colored soldiers of the 368th Infantry.

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1919 June 25

Stevens, Joseph L.

Letter from Joseph L. Stevens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Introducing himself as a former infantryman; describing his war experience in brief; and thanking Du Bois for his "Essay Toward a History of the Black Man in the Great War," which appeared in a recent "Crisis" number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Jan. 25

York, William H.

Letter from William H. York to W. E. B. Du Bois

Le Mans (France) - Describing his ongoing troubles trying to secure leave from his station in France; inquiring into Du Bois's progress on Conference preparations and representation; wishing him every success in his endeavors; and describing functions for servicemen in the works under A. E. F. auspices.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Dec. 5

War Camp Community Service (U.S.)

Letter from War Camp Community Service to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Signed Lawrence A. Oxley, Director of Colored Work; describing the racial atmosphere and prejudiced administration of the War Camp in Louisville and suggesting that he use said info in a forthcoming "Crisis" feature.

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