S174: Negro Study
This study was requested originally by the Commanding Officer of a Negro QM Battalion. As plans for the study progressed a second battalion and a separate company also requested that they be included. It was desired to simply “find out how the men felt” and no specific problems of any great significance were offered as subject for investigation.
a. Questions were asked on the following areas:
- Adjustment to the Army
- Attitudes toward company
- Attitudes toward leadership
- Attitudes toward assignment
- Orientation (belief in cause and feelings of vindictiveness)
- Relations with the local civilian population
- Frequency of visits to USO Clubs
- Relations with MP's
Attitudes of Negro Quartermaster Troops
Negro enlisted men in six Quartermaster companies.
a. Number: 981
b. Geographic coverage: Island of Oahu
See Planning Survey II for standard operating procedure.
CFBC-7 Attitudes of Negro Troops in Six CPBC Quartermaster Companies
CPBC-7A Free Comments of Negro Troops in Six CPBC Quartermaster Companies
CPBC-IV Attitudes Of Negro Quartermaster Troops