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African Americans & World War One
African Americans & World War One
A useful short essay, bibliography and photo gallery from the Schomburg Center at the NYPL. Considers the lives of those who fought, the impact on race leaders, women and the home front.
Emmett J. Scott, The American Negro in the World War (1919)
Emmett J. Scott, The American Negro in the World War (1919)
Scott had been a key lieutenant of Booker T. Washington. This 'official' account benefitted from Scott's closeness to the Secretary of War. Full of detail and statistics.
African Americans in World War I - Photo Essay
African Americans in World War I - Photo Essay
From the Oxford African American Studies Center, a short photo essay with useful commentaries on key themes of black military service.