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1919

Venters, George W.

Order from headquarters, 92nd Division

Transcript of an Army order prohibiting black soldiers from going to French villages during World War I. Order given by command of Brigadier General Erwin. Contain notes from Vester.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Nov. 19

Waller, E. Holsey

Letter from E. Holsey Waller to the editor of The Crisis

Detroit (Mich.) - Concerning materials on the 536th Engineers Service Bureau for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Dec. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sidney Hollander

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the service record of African American troops during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935

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

Proposal for book on Negro troops

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns book about "the whole history of the draft of the colored soldiers in camp in the United States" and their experiences in France in the first world war. Describes research already conducted, work still left to do, and resources needed to complete book. Unsigned.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers