Black troops in the Rhineland

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- correspondence concerning the use of Black troops by the French in Germany - concerning tolerated brothels in the Rhineland - that the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene was approaching the British Branch of the League of Nations on the subject of Regulation on the Continent - allegations about the behaviour of Black troops in the Rhineland

- report from the Dutch Women's Social Purity Association (11 Feb 1921)

- extracts from Ordinances and instructions issued by the Inter Allied Rhineland High Commission (1920 Cmd 591)

- abstract from a report on the moral conditions in the occupied territories given at the meeting of the German National Union of Friends of young girls held at Frankfurt on 22-23 Oct 1919

- press cuttings from Mar to May 1920