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1919 July 10

Thomas, Walker W.

Letter from Walker W. Thomas to Crisis

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Congratulating Du Bois on his coverage of A.E.F. travails in France; briefly reflecting the 17 months he himself spent on the Western Front; and wishing the magazine and its editor "the greatest success."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919

Venters, George W.

Lecture of Col. Prosser

Transcript of speech given by Colonel Walter E. Brosser at la Chappell-Moche in Orne, France on January 7th, 1919 concerning Army order forbidding black soldiers visits to French villages. Contains additional notes from Venters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 8

Patterson, Adam E.

Letter from Adam E. Patterson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Rockford (Ill.) - Concerning material for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I and financial support for trial of three groups of black soldiers. Written on letterhead of the 92nd Division United States Army.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 June

Crisis (Firm)

Clipping from Crisis, volume 16, number 2

New York (N.Y.) - Pages 79 and 80 of the June 1918 "Crisis," featuring photos of "some Negro officers of the United States Army," as well as scenes at Camp Stanley, Texas, and the reading room at the 366th Infantry Army Club in Des Moines.

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Sept. 12

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Editor of the Crisis

Albany (N.Y.) - Signed "a subscriber"; identifying himself as a member of the 80th Pioneer Infantry and on that basis countering some of his coverage of blacks in the war, particularly with regard to the conferral of service awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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 July 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alvin Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning information about Colonel Allen J. Greer and his attitude towards African American officers for Du Bois history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 17

Perry, George W.

Letter from George W. Perry to Editor of the Crisis

Vouziers (France) - Signed Sergt. Major, 2nd Battalion, 805th Pioneer Infantry, A. E. F.; enclosing under separate cover photos of two of the regiment's companies and headquarter; describing in some depth the composition and experience thereof; and hoping said materials are of some use to the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers