"Pershing on the Colored Soldier

Title

"Pershing on the Colored Soldier

Subject

Genreal John J. Pershing; African-American soldiers; World War I

Description

This newpaper articles discusses General John J. Pershing's defense of African American soldiers' service during WWI. General Pershing opines under similar circumstances in battle, decisions and actions of soldiers are the same regardless of their race.

Creator

Philadelphia Tribune

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

May 29, 1920

Contributor

Suzanne Irvin, Dan Harlow

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.

Format

PDF

Type

Text

Original Format

Newpaper

Files

Pershing Souther Soldiers.jpeg

Citation

Philadelphia Tribune, “"Pershing on the Colored Soldier,” Goin' North, accessed February 21, 2019, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/151.