Monthly Report, August 1918

Monthly Report for the activities of the Colored Auxiliary Council by P.L. Dorman. This report details the different meetings that Dorman held and organized in the month of August in 1918 paving the way for the county council. Source: Arkansas State Council of Defense, MS.000490, ASA_CouncilDefense_MS490_08_20_12, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas Rights: Arkansas State…

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Monthly Report, November 1918

Monthly Report for the activities of the Colored Auxiliary Council by P.L. Dorman. Dorman is discussing the different counties in which he is scheduling engagements to talk about the work of the Council of Defense. Source: Arkansas State Council of Defense, MS.000490, ASA_CouncilDefense_MS490_08_20_16, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas Rights: Arkansas State Archives without prior…

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Monthly Report, September 1918

This document is one of the Monthly Reports on the activities of the Colored Auxiliary Council by P.L. Dorman. Dorman is reporting on his travels to remote areas of Arkansas where many Black communities were isolated from the wider population of Arkansas. He points out that this isolation often limited their ability to get information…

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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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