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Hon. Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War. Throughout the war Secretary Baker stood for a

square deal for the Negro soldier and sought to rectify every injustice or case of discrimination that came to his attention.

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OF

THE AMERICAN NEGRO
IN THE WORLD WAR

BY

EMMETT J. SCOTT, A.M., LL.D.

Special Assistant to Secretary of War
Author of “Tuskegee and Its People," "Is Liberia Worth Saving?” and

co-Author of "Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization.”
Secretary of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. Eighteen years

PRIVATE SECRETARY TO THE LATE BOOKEB T. WASHINGTON

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A Complete and Authentic Narration, from Official Sources, of the

Participation of
AMERICAN SOLDIERS OF THE NEGRO RACE

in the
WORLD WAR FOR DEMOCRACY

Profusely Illustrated

with Oficial Photographs

A Full Account of the War Work Organizations of Colored Men and Women

and other Civilian Activities including
The Red Cross, the Y. M. C. A., the Y. W. C. A. and the

War Camp Community Service
With Official Summary of Treaty of Peace and

League of Nations Covenant

Prefaced with Highest Tributes to the American Negro

by
HON. NEWTON D. BAKER, Secretary of War
GEN. JOHN J. PERSHING, Commander-in-Chief, American Exp. Forces.

and the late
COL. THEODORE ROOSEVELT

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