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 May 27
Scott, R. Duncan, Mrs.
Minneapolis (Minn.) - Concerning material on Charles Earle Duncan for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.
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 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.
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 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."
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 Aug. 7
Williams, Jerome E.
Camden (N.J.) - Complaining of the poor treatment he and other black soldiers faced during their stationing in France and their even more poor reception upon the conclusion of the war, and enclosing permission to publish complaint to the A.E.F. in the September "Crisis."