1919 Oct. 20
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."
1924 Aug. 15
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
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"
1924 Aug. 4
Sherwood, Jose H.
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.
1919 June 6
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.
1919 Apr. 23
Taylor, Watler J.
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.
1919 Mar. 1
Taylor, Watler J.
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.
1919 June 25
Stevens, Joseph L.
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.
1919 Jan. 25
York, William H.
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.
1919 Dec. 5
War Camp Community Service (U.S.)
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.