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Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
WLIB, American, founded 1941  Search this
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American, founded 1969  Search this
American Bridge Association, American, founded 1932  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, American, founded 1963  Search this
One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Vulcan Society, American, founded 1940  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Urban Coalition, American, founded 1967  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
The Links, Incorporated, American, founded 1946  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Carats, Inc., American, founded 1959  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Vernon Jordan, American, born 1935  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc., American, founded 1924  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
Connectional Lay Council, American, founded 1948  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Morehouse Alumni Association, American, founded 1900  Search this
Morris Brown College, American, founded 1881  Search this
Dr. Ralph Bunche, American, 1903 - 1971  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
National Urban League Guild, American, founded 1946  Search this
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), International, founded 1844  Search this
Alliance for Women in Media, American, founded 1951  Search this
Eleanor Holmes Norton, American, born 1937  Search this
Vernon Jordan, American, born 1935  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 1/2 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1981
Description:
A 1981 issue of Delegate magazine published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine features a green ribbon badge that reads [1981 / DELEGATE] against a grid of black and white photographic portraits. Thirty-two (32) men and women are pictured, with the last name of everyone printed under his or her picture in black. The spine of the magazine is white with black text that reads [DELEGATE, 1981 - The 5th Year of the 3rd Century].
The magazine’s content opens with an untitled editorial note recounting events of the past year, including the election of Ronald Reagan and the rise of crime and resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan There is also a masthead, set in white text against a black background reading [DELEGATE, 1981], followed by a table of contents.
The content then continues with profiles of African American business organizations, business leaders, community organizations, sororities, fraternities, doctors, dentists, politicians, actors, and journalists. This includes WBLS, Kobrand Corporation, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American Bridge Association, Inc., National Association of Black Social Workers, Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, 100 Black Women and 100 Black Men, National Association of Market Developers, Vulcan Society Inc., New York Association of Black Educators, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Opportunities Industrialization Centers of American, Bottle & Cork Sales Club, John Hunter Camp Fund, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Chesebrough-Pond, ITT Continental Baking Co, Ciba-Geigy, 7 Up, National Urban Affairs Council, National Epicureans, National Newspaper Publishers Association, Top Ladies of Distinction, Black Music Association, The Links, Inc., NAACP, Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Carats, Inc., Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine, Daughters of Isis, Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Gil Noble, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Black Caucus, Congressman Charles Rangel, Arthur Ashe, Charles E. Wright, Morehouse College, Morris Brown College, Ralph J. Bunche, Lionel Hampton, Jackie Robinson Awards Dinner, Whitney M Young Football Classic, Beaux Arts Ball, Livingston S. Francis, Teixeira, Camp Atwater, The Squires, Harlem Commonwealth Council, National Association of Media Women, 369th Veterans’s Association, The Edges Group, Thurman Munson Award Dinner, and Boggs Academy. There are also features about Atlanta and Oak Bluffs.
There are approximately 352 pages with black and white photographs and advertisements throughout, as well as a few advertisements in color. The back cover of the magazine features a full page advertisement for Kool cigarettes.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by Digital Volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5af48a13c-8c71-4105-9526-479c0bc3bb3e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.15