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Published by:
The Bronzeman, American  Search this
Fireside Publications, Inc., American  Search this
Edited by:
Henry N. Bacon  Search this
Caswell W. Crews  Search this
Written by:
Joy White  Search this
Subject of:
Laura Cathrell, 1915 - 1999  Search this
ink on paper with metal
H x W x D (Closed): 11 5/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/16 in. (28.8 × 20.9 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 5/16 × 16 3/8 × 1/16 in. (28.8 × 41.6 × 0.1 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
June 1933
The Bronzeman, vol. 3 no. 7, featuring an illustration of a woman set against a blue and white background. The woman is standing in three quarters profile with her head turned towards the viewer and smiling. She is wearing a red, white, and black plaid scarf over a black coat, white gloves, and a black hat tilted towards her proper right shoulder. Her ear length hair is styled in finger waves. She is holding a blue sash in her hands. In the background is the outline of a train, drawn in blue ink. The illustration is bordered on the left with a thick red and smaller blue stripe. The top third of the front cover is the masthead in blue and red text, [The / Bronzeman / A Popular Magazine for All]. The date line, [June, 1933], is printed in blue text below the masthead. And the price is printed in blue type in a blue circle, [10c], on the far right. Centered below the illustration is the main cover line for a short story in blue text that reads, [Her Own Daughter / A Gripping Story Of A / Mother’s Courageous Sacrifice]. The back cover of the magazine features an advertisement and order form for a book by Fireside Publications, Inc., titled, [A.B.C.’s of Great Negroes / An Artistic Picture Book of Negro Achievement]. The interior pages features black-and-white text, photographs, and illustrations. There is a black-and-white text photograph of Laura Cathrell, depicted in costume in a dance pose on page 8. This magazine issue is thirty-four (34) pages.
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Transcribed by digital volunteers
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture