Mary Church Terrell Papers


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Addams agrees with Terrell's objection to calling for the removal of black French troops in Germany and invites her to attend the local meeting where the issue is on the agenda.

Terrell tells Addams that she cannot sign a petition calling for the removal of African-American soldiers from Germany on accusations of abuse of women. Terrell believes that it is race prejudice.

Addams congratulates Terrell for choosing to be one of the delegates of the International Committee.

Addams tells Church that she is unable to lecture for her, but will suggest others.

Addams agrees with Terrell that WILPF should oppose occupation of enemy territory in general, but not taking a stand against Black troops.