6 results found for: subject:"Discrimination in the military--United States"

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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 Mar. 4

Baltimore News

Court-martial unfair New trial granted Negro troopers convicted of attacking woman

Baltimore (Md.) - A "Baltimore News" feature clipped by Henry Romeike, Inc., on the conferral of a new trial to the 18 officers convicted of assaulting a white girl at Camp Grant; see also mums312-b165-i415-i416.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 24

Henry Romeike, Inc.

Colored war officers and the army

New York (N.Y.) - A small feature from the "Army and Navy Journal" clipped by Henry Romeike, Inc., on an official decision deeming a colored officer "unqualified" as "Negroes are deficient in moral fiber, rendering them unfit as officers and leaders of men" and outlining the protests made thereto to the War Dept. See also mums312-b165-i416, i424.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 21

Evening Express (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Revokes findings in Negro officer's case

Los Angeles (Calif.) - A small feature from the "Evening Express" clipped by Henry Romeike, Inc., on Bishop Charles Spencer Smith's letters to the War Dept. on the case of a colored officer deemed unsuitable to the charge of officer; see also mums312-b165-i415, i424.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1919 Aug. 14

McCabe, F. D.

The Negro in the United States army

New Orleans (La.) - The First Lieutenant Camp Champlain's rebuttal of claims of discriminatory practices at Camp Alexander, and commending the armed forces on their service and accomplishments; verso bears a piece on conferences "of all Denominations at work among Negroes" to be held that September in New York, as convened by Bishop Wilbur P. Thirkield.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers