111 results found for: subject:"World War, 1914-1918--African Americans--History"

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1961

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

A soliloquy on viewing my life from the last decade of its first century

Accra (Ghana) - Autobiography by Du Bois written sometime in 1961. Covers all the events of his life from his birth in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, schooling at Fisk and Harvard, teaching at Atlanta University, formation of the Niagara Movement and NAACP, his trial in 1951 and more.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 July 3

Wiley, James G.

Account of France-based Y.M.C.A. service

Newport News (Va.) - Affixing a brief clipped bio of Wiley and his own account of his 13-month station in France serving as secretary of the Y.M.C.A.

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

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.

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 Nov. 28

Whitney, A. C.

Letter from A. C. Whitney to W. E. B. Du Bois

St. Paul (Minn.) - Concerning material on the 536th Engineer Service Battalion for Du Bois's book on the history of African Americans during World War I. Written on letterhead of the Schurmeir Manufacturing Co.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 4

Patterson, Adam E.

Letter from Adam E. Patterson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Rockford (Ill.) - Concerning material for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I. Written on letterhead of the 92nd Division United States Army.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 20

Patterson, Adam E.

Letter from Adam E. Patterson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Rockford (Ill.) - Concerning material for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I. Written on letterhead of the 92nd Division United States Army.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 8

Patterson, Adam E.

Letter from Adam E. Patterson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Rockford (Ill.) - Concerning material for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I and financial support for trial of three groups of black soldiers. Written on letterhead of the 92nd Division United States Army.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers