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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

1920 June 16

Caldwell, W. A.

Letter from W. A. Caldwell to Editor of the Crisis

Manila (Philippines) - Commenting at length at the "shameless performance" of Colonel Greer; reflecting with disgust on the ubiquitous instances of disgrace deriving from America's involvement in World War I; adding to that list, with an anecdote of a colored soldier who was brutally assaulted in a Spartanberg hotel following his war service; and enclosing a letter on all this intended for publicatio... more

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

1921 Dec. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sidney Hollander

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the service record of African American troops 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

1935

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

Proposal for book on Negro troops

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns book about "the whole history of the draft of the colored soldiers in camp in the United States" and their experiences in France in the first world war. Describes research already conducted, work still left to do, and resources needed to complete book. Unsigned.

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 Nov. 13

Maryland . Council of Defense, 1917-1920

Letter from Maryland Council of Defense to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Concerning a request for historical material on the 92nd and 93rd divisions of the United States Army.

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