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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 May 27

Scott, R. Duncan, Mrs.

Letter from Mrs. R. Duncan Scott to W. E. B. Du Bois

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Concerning material on Charles Earle Duncan for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 6

Tucker, Ewbank

Letter from Ewbank Tucker to W. E. B. Du Bois

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.

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

1919 June 24

Patton, John H.

Letter from John H. Patton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning material for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I. Written on letterhead of the Eighth Infantry, Illinois National Guard.

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 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 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 Aug. 7

Williams, Jerome E.

Letter from Jerome E. Williams to Crisis

Camden (N.J.) - Granting permission to publish his complaints about the A.E.F. in the September "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Aug. 7

Williams, Jerome E.

Letter from Jerome E. Williams to Crisis

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."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers