Giving History a Voice: James Lucky statement on attack of black military police officer

This 1918 statement memo from James Lucky, cook, 11th Company, 3rd receiving Battalion, 162d Depot Brigade, U.S. Army, describes an attack of a white soldier on an black military police officer who was in transit through Alexandria, Louisiana with a prisoner. The statement was written at Camp Pike, AR.

Creator: James Lucky, cook, 11th Company, 3rd receiving Battalion, 162d Depot Brigade, U.S. Army

Student narrator: Zhion Hammonds, 11th grade, eStem Public Charter School, Little Rock, AR

Time Period: Early 20th Century 1901-1940 (gr 7-8)Early 20th Century (Progressive Era and WW1) (gr 9-12)

Location: Pulaski County

Audio recording, 2 minutes 29 seconds