308 results found for: subject:"African Americans--History"

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1919 Mar. 27

United States . Adjutant-General's Office

Letter from United States War Department to Hettie Lewis

Washington (D.C.) - Signed P. C. Harris, Adjutant General; forwarding to her a copy of the award conferred to her son Kenneth, a private in the 372nd Infantry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 8

Sun (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Sun to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. S.; requesting that he give the letter's (unidentified) bearer a certain manuscript and photograph.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Nov. 16

Sigma Pi Phi . Grand Boulé

Letter from Sigma Pi Phi to W. E. B. Du Bois

Concerning attendance at Philadelphia Grand Session and Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Aug. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. H. Sherwood

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"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 9

United States . War Dept.

Letter from United States War Dept. to Crisis

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Emmett J. Scott, Special Assistant to Secretary; addressed to A. G. Dill; requesting to borrow the cut from which the enclosed photograph was made for the "Crisis," volume 16, number 2 (June 1918).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 15

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Elizabeth Parker

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning recommendation of "The Negro in Our History" by Carter Woodson for a book on the progress of African American history since the Civil War. From W. E. B. Du Bois' secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 13

Young Men's Christian Association (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Letter from Young Men's Christian Association to W. E. B. Du Bois

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Concerning rosters of the 505th and 506th engineers and historical sketch of the 351st Heavy Field Artillery for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I. Contains note from Madeline Allison in the upper left hand corner.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Dec.

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

Training of Negroes for social power

Wilberforce (Ohio) - Discussing the importance of training "Negroes" for social power, equality, and abolition of racial discrimination.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 2

Godman, Leroy H.

Letter from L. H. Godman to W. E. B. Du Bois

Columbus (Ohio) - Concerning Captain Smith and Captain Matthew V. Boutte and their treatment as soldiers during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Oct. 24

Wood, Charles Winter

Letter from Charles Winter Wood to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuskeegee (Ala.) - Asking where the article accounting several Negro insurrections for freedom in different States of the Union, including Louisiana, written by Du Bois can be found. Signed by Wood, Libriana, Carnegie Library, The Academic Department, Tuskegee Institute.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers