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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.

Memorandum from headquarters, 350th Field Artillery

Transcript of an Army memorandum prohibiting black soldiers from going to French villages during World War I.

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

Venters, George W.

Order from headquarters, 92nd Division

Transcript of an Army order prohibiting black soldiers from going to French villages during World War I. Order given by command of Brigadier General Erwin. Contain notes from Vester.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Jan. 25

York, William H.

Letter from William H. York to W. E. B. Du Bois

Le Mans (France) - Describing his ongoing troubles trying to secure leave from his station in France; inquiring into Du Bois's progress on Conference preparations and representation; wishing him every success in his endeavors; and describing functions for servicemen in the works under A. E. F. auspices.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Mar. 1

Taylor, Watler J.

Letter from Walter J. Taylor to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing an article on "the Medicinal Man of the Fighting Forces in France" for consideration in the magazine, as well as a portrait of three colored soldiers of the 368th Infantry.

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

1919 Apr. 12

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Editor of the Crisis

Fort Eustis (Va.) - From "a boy from Camp Eustis"; describing the Fort as "hell on earth" and elaborating on efforts to complain formally to the War Dept., noting in dismay that he and other draftees do "nothing but laboring work," are prevented from making or receiving visits, grossly underpaid, victims of overt racial discrimination, and hugely mistreated despite their immeasurable sacri... more

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