Category: National Council of Defense

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 Rights:…

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Correspondence Council of National Defense, 1918 February 23

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 Rights: Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State…

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