In a Scholars Roundtable as part of the series "Many Paths to Freedom: Looking Back, Looking Ahead at the Long Civil Rights Movement," scholar Adriane Lentz-Smith, Duke University, discusses black soldiers' experiences in World War I and stresses the importance of World War I in the long civil rights movement by arguing that it provided a crucial training ground and intellectual crucible for the ...
Original Format:Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
Adriane Lentz-Smith of Duke University and David Cline of Virginia Tech discuss the forgotten history of African-American participation in WWI and Korea, followed by a discussion facilitated by Robert Patrick, director of the Veterans History Project.
Original Format:Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
The collection contains an interview with Keith M. Little about his Marine Corps service during World War II in the Pacific Theater as a Navajo code talker and a documentary entitled The Face Behind the File: American Indian Veteran in which Little is featured.