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1920 June 16

Caldwell, W. A.

Agent Colonel Greer's letter to Senator McKeller

Manila (Philippines) - Alleging that Colonel Greer managed in 18th months to achieve the infamy of none other than Judas; attacking his slanderous letter on colored World War I troops; and questioning ironically if disloyalty is but a requisite component of a great crisis.

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

Venters, George W.

Lecture of Brigadier General Sherboune

Transcript of speech given by Brigadier General John H. Sherman at la Chappell-Moche in Orne, France on January 8th, 1919 concerning Army order forbidding black soldiers visits to French villages.

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

1919 Nov. 19

Waller, E. Holsey

Letter from E. Holsey Waller to the editor of The Crisis

Detroit (Mich.) - Concerning materials on the 536th Engineers Service Bureau 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 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

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