38 results found for: subject:"United States . Army . American Expeditionary Forces"

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1919 June 7

Simpson, James T.

Letter from James T. Simpson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brest (France) - Remarking and elaborating on the letter and series of correspondence he sent the previous day (see mums312-b165-i260, i454 through i457) and analysing the various painful racial implications of the treatment reflected therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 6

Simpson, James T.

Letter from James T. Simpson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brest (France) - Enclosing some official papers to help illustrate "a general attitude or 'policy'" of the A.E.F., consisting of his correspondence with the Chaplain thereof, seeking permission to attend the University of Nancy so long as he is stationed in the nearby Tours.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 18

United States . Army . American Expeditionary Forces . General Headquarters

Letter from American Expeditionary Forces General Headquarters to James T. Simpson

Chaumont (Haute-Marne, France) - Signed Paul D. Moody, G.H.Q. Chaplain; relaying the ultimate refusal of Simpson's request to study at the University of Nancy during his term of service on the Western Front, and wishing him "better luck next time."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 18

United States . Army . American Expeditionary Forces . General Headquarters

Letter from American Expeditionary Forces General Headquarters to James T. Simpson

Chaumont (Haute-Marne, France) - Signed Paul D. Moody, G.H.Q. Chaplain; logging the 8-day deliberation and ultimate refusal of Simpson's request to study at the University of Nancy during his term of service on the Western Front.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 10

United States . Army . American Expeditionary Forces . General Headquarters

Letter from American Expeditionary Forces General Headquarters to James T. Simpson

Chaumont (Haute-Marne, France) - Signed Paul D. Moody, G.H.Q. Chaplain; acknowledging his letter of April 7 (mums312-b165-i454) and noting it has been referred to the proper authorities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 7

Simpson, James T.

Letter from James T. Simpson to G.H.Q. Chaplain

Brest (France) - Submitting and substantiating a request to study at the University of Nancy, noting his close stationing nearby and describing prior talks with his C.O. on the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Dec. 30

Taylor, Brainerd, 1877-1955

Letter from Brainerd Taylor to James B. Taylor

France - Brent has been so busy for the last two months that he's fallen out of his habit of writing before bed. He does not have as much time as the soldier or line officer, but they must go to the front line trenches in between periods of rest at camps. He does not have to do these things but he does have to solve sometimes impossible issues of supply. Yesterday in blowing sno... more

Brainerd Taylor Family Papers

1917 Dec.

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

Letter from Frank F. Newth to Letitia Crane

fort Jay (N.Y.) - Nick is still on Governor's Island and there is not much to write about. The Red Cross sent large number of knitting and he got a pair of woolen socks. He will be sending some of his things to Letty since they can only bring their regulation bags overseas with them. His bag will be marked: Private Frank Newth American Expeditionary Forces 2.M.C. France.

Frank F. Newth Papers

1930 Mar. 16

Murphy, J.

Letter from J. Murphy to Mrs. Walsh

France - Describes military service of Lloyd E. Walsh, including enlistment and discharge dates and attachments to armies with locations.

Lloyd E. Walsh 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