4 results found for: subject:"Camp Merritt (N.J.)"

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1918 Aug. 20

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

For immediate release

New York (N.Y.) - The NAACP announces information from an interview conducted by Walter F. White, Assistant Secretary for the NAACP with Col. J. A. Marmon, commanding officer of Camp Merritt, New Jersey where a race riot occurred on August 17, 1918. Document typewritten on NAACP Press Service stationery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Dec.

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

Dumont (N.J.) - Nick writes that the food at Camp Merritt is very poor and they have not had any meat, he compares it to prison food. All the men are waiting to hear if they are staying in New Jersey or going somewhere else, they don't know anything. He tells Letty to buy something for Christmas that will make her happy

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Diary of Frank F. Newth

France - Diary kept by Frank F. Newth while in France, which provides more details about his work and experiences serving in the Army. Newth discusses working at Camp Devens, Fort Jay, and Camp Merritt before travelling to Winchester, England. Once he was in France he moved between a few different cities working for the Finance Department of the Quartermaster Corps. While in Amiens h... more

Frank F. Newth Papers

1918

Newth, Frank F. (Frank Forrest), 1895-1979

Diary of Frank F. Newth

France - Transcript of diary kept by Frank F. Newth while in France, which provides more details about his work and experiences serving in the Army. Newth discusses working at Camp Devens, Fort Jay, and Camp Merritt before travelling to Winchester, England. Once he was in France he moved between a few different cities working for the Finance Department of the Quartermaster Corps. Whi... more

Frank F. Newth Papers