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Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, 1942 - 2019  Search this
Edited by:
John Harold Johnson, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Written by:
Langston Hughes, American, 1902 - 1967  Search this
John Harold Johnson, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
ink on paper with metal
H x W x D (Closed): 7 3/4 × 5 3/8 × 1/4 in. (19.7 × 13.7 × 0.6 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
July 1943
Negro Digest, volume 1, number 9, featuring a round table discussion entitled, [The Case Against Segregation], with a con argument provided by Langston Hughes. The front cover has a dark pink banner with the mast head at top that reads [NEGRO DIGEST] in centered, white block lettering. A purple, vertical banner runs down the binding edge, with a white circle with [25¢] printed in the center in purple type. The main body of front cover is an off-white field with purple type, with the subtitle of the magazine, [A Magazine Of Negro Comment], centered at the top, between two purple lines in dark pink type. The rest of the off-white field features the table of contents of the magazine, including a roundtable discussion, twenty (20) articles and a book section with corresponding authors and page numbers listed. There is a dark pink banner at the bottom with [JULY 1943] centered in white type. This magazine issue is has eighty-two (82) pages, are off-white with black type throughout, and has some graphics and black and white images included. The back cover has a thin dark pink banner running along the top, and a thin purple banner running along the bottom. Centered below the dark pink banner is an off-white field with a title printed at the top that reads [From The Editor] by John H. Johnson followed by seven (7) paragraphs of text below.
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Identity  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Courtesy of Johnson Publishing Company, LLC
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© Johnson Publishing Company, Inc
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