Program For Organization of Negroes

The Council of National Defense (C.N.D.), in Washington D.C., wrote to southern states about organizing the black community in the war effort during World War I. This document details how the federal government wanted southern states to organize that community.

Source: Arkansas State Council of Defense, MS.000490, ASA_CouncilDefense_MS490_08_20_03, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas
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Author: arkansascouncilofdefense

Crystal Shurley is a Public History graduate student at UA Little Rock.

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