39 results found for: subject:"United States--Army--African Americans soldiers"

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1929 May 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. G. V. Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Returning her editorial about race in the army because he finds it to be false. Mentions that he hopes women will smoke if they want to.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Oct. 26

Witsell, Edward F. (Edward Fuller), 1891-1969

Letter from Edward F. Witsell to Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

United States - Responding to a letter sent by Powell concerning complaints made by a chaplain due to his relief from duty.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 June 26

United States . War Dept.

Letter from United States War Department to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the procedure for establishing training camps for African American Soldiers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Aug. 17

Enlisted Men's Service Club

Letter from Enlisted Men's Service Club to W. E. B. Du Bois

Camp Hood (Tex.) - Asking Du Bois to send a photograph of himself for their new service club for "Colored troops."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949

Dyer, Jacob A.

Statement by Jacob A. Dyer, ex-Chaplain, U. S. Army

United States - Concerning his relief from duty due to the lack of vacancy in "all-Negro units" and the policy that a "Negro" chaplain cannot be admitted to a "white unit."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 May 17

United States . War Dept.

Letter from United States Secretary of War to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed by Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War, explaining the War Department's policy for segregating National Guard units.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 May 17

United States . War Dept.

Letter from United States Secretary of War to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - A copy of the original letter signed by Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War (mums312-b016-i165), explaining the War Department's policy for segregating National Guard units.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Sept. 14

Letter from unidentified correspondence to Rachel Davis DuBois

Camp Croft (S.C.) - Concerning a report she had sent that he then shared with the men in his platoon, and race relations in the Army. Signed Avel.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Mar. 29

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Statement of Committee on Status of Negro Americans in War Industries as adopted March 29, 1941

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking and outlining a course towards "justice for Negro Americans in the program for National Defense," for the consideration of "the American people, and more particularly of leaders in government, industry, labor and the organs of public opinion."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Nov. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Selective Service System

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Clarence C. Dykstra; regarding incidents of discrimination in the draft boards of World War One; and hoping "that the same thing is not going to happen this time"; and seeking current data on "Negro and white draftees."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers