Arthur Fleming, with the Council of National Defense in Washington D.C., is requesting the organization of the Black community in southern states in the war effort during World War I.
Source: Arkansas State Council of Defense, MS.000490, ASA_CouncilDefense_MS490_08_20_01, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas
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Crystal Shurley is a Public History graduate student at UA Little Rock.