By Professor William B. Gould IV


William B. Gould with his six sons in service.
This photograph of all of the Gould veterans originally appeared in the NAACP's magazine, Crisis, in December 1917. All of the sons are veterans of World War I except WBG, Jr., a Spanish -American War veteran. William B. Gould, already in his 80s wearing his GAR uniform is seen here seated. Standing behind WBG are, from left to right: Lawrence Wheeler Gould, James Edward Gould, William Benjamin Gould, Jr., Ernest Moore Gould, Herbert Richardson Gould, and Frederick Crawford
Gould. To view a close-up of this photograph, click here.