Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906 Search this
National Negro Business League, American, 1901 - 1966 Search this
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National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953 Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D: 11 × 9 1/16 × 5/16 in. (28 × 23 × 0.8 cm)
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
A 1971 issue of Delegate magazine published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine features yellow, blue, and pink ruffled round ribbon badges in the upper left corner of a plain white background with a montage of photographic portraits of men and women printed in blue and black taking up most of the cover, aligned from the bottom right corner. Each badge has a different colored center with [1971 DELEGATE] across it.
The magazine’s content opens with a full page portrait of Newark mayor Kenneth Gibson, followed by an article titled [The Negro Convention Movement Before the Civil War]. The content continues with articles and profiles of African American business organizations, business leaders, community organizations, sororities, fraternities, doctors, dentists, politicians, actors, and journalists. This includes the National Association of Market Developers, National Newspaper Publishers Association, Morehouse College, Chi Delta Mu Society, NAACP 62 Anniversary Convention,Howard University Medical Alumni Association, Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, National Insurance Association, National Urban League, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Negro Women’s Clubs, 369th Veterans’ Association Convention, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta, National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, the National Council of Negro Women, National Medical Association, including a printing of the NMA Statement of President Richard Nixon, National Dental Association, IBPOE of W, black mortgage banking firms, Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, National Business League, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. There is also an article on the passing of Whitney M. Young, Jr., Mary Cardwell Dawson, “First Black Impresario of Grand Opera”, a portrait gallery of new CBS television actors, journalists, and executives for 1970-1971, a “Media Women 1971 Convention”, and a profile of Oak Bluffs community on Martha’s Vineyard,
There are approximately 194pages with black and white photographs and advertisements thorughout, as well as a few advertisements in color. The back cover of the magazine features a full page advertisement for Johnny Walker Red Label scotch.