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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
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 7 3/4 × 5 3/8 × 1/4 in. (19.7 × 13.7 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 1943
Description:
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.
Topic:
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
Object number:
2015.122.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© Johnson Publishing Company, Inc
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c0454e32-d947-4aba-8641-cdf6b6c44647
EDAN-URL:
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