National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909 Search this
John Henry Adams Jr., American, 1880 - 1944 Search this
ink on paper with metal
H x W: 9 3/4 × 6 7/8 in. (24.8 × 17.5 cm)
H x W (Open): 9 3/4 × 13 5/8 in. (24.8 × 34.6 cm)
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Mali, West Africa, Africa
Ethiopia, East Africa, Africa
Okema, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
August 1911 issue of The Crisis Magazine.
There is a double-lined rectangular border on the cover. The center of the cover features a portrait illustration of a woman. It is signed "John Henry Adams". The title across the top reads [THE CRISIS / A RECORD OF THE DARKER RACES] underneath which is printed [Volume Two - AUGUST 1911 - Number Four]. Along the bottom is [ONE DOLLAR A YEAR] and [TEN CENTS A COPY]. There are two (2) staples on the spine. The back cover features advertisements for the Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and training School in Philadelphia and [Half a Man: The Status of the Negro in New York] by Mary White Ovington.
The interior contents include [ALONG THE COLOR LINE / MEN OF THE MONTH / OPINION: / The Bristow Amendment / A Brave Young Man / A Southerner Speaks / The Open Door / Music / THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE: / The New York Branch / The Oklahoma Lynching / Dr. DuBois in Europe / Incorporation / THE WORLD IN COUNCIL / EDITORIAL / A SOUTHERN WOMAN'S VIEWS / THE HEART'S DESIRE / THE CONGO EXPRESS / SOME LETTERS / WHAT TO READ / EXCAVATIONS IN ETHIOPIA]. In addition are advertisements, announcements, news stories, a poem, illustrations and letters. There are approximately 42 pages.