1919 July 10
Thomas, Walker W.
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."
Venters, George W.
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.
1919 June 8
Patterson, Adam E.
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.
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.
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 Sept. 12
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.
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 July 16
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
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.
1919 Apr. 17
Perry, George W.
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.