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Edited by:
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Subject of:
The Crisis, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Evaristo Estenoz Corominas, Cuban, 1872 - 1912  Search this
Written by:
Jessie Redmon Fauset, American, 1882 - 1961  Search this
Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, Puerto Rican, 1874 - 1938  Search this
Lafayette M. Hershaw, American, 1863 - 1945  Search this
Bertha Johnston, American, 1864 - 1953  Search this
ink on paper with metal
H x W: 9 7/8 × 6 7/8 in. (25.1 × 17.5 cm)
H x W (Open): 9 7/8 × 13 5/8 in. (25.1 × 34.6 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Hampton, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
July 1912
July 1912 issue of The Crisis Magazine.
The cover is printed in red with a photographic portrait of a woman at center. The title across the top reads [THE CRISIS] followed by an illustration of a winged Egyptian figure and [A RECORD OF THE DARKER RACES]. Beneath this is printed [Volume Four July, 1912 Number Three]. 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 a hotel in Cape May, New Jersey and ["HALF A MAN" The Status of the Negro in New York].
The interior contents include the sections: [ALONG THE COLOR LINE / MEN OF THE MONTH / OPINION / NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE / EDITORIAL / THE YEAR IN COLORED COLLEGES / THE MONTESSORI METHOD By Jessie Fauset / THE FAITHS OF THE TEACHERS / THE WHITE MAN'S BURDEN / GENERAL EVARISTO ESTENOZ By Arthur A. Schomburg / PROTECTION / WOMEN'S CLUBS A Social Center at Hampton / HISTORIC DAYS IN JULY / THE BURDEN / "I MET A LITTLE BLUE-EYED GIRL" Poem by Bertha Johnson / LETTER BOX]. In addition are advertisements, announcements, news stories, photographs and illustrations. Sub-sections in "Along the Color Line" include Education, Political, The Church, Meetings, Social Uplift, Economics, Personal, The Ghetto, Courts, Crime, and Music and Art. The feature on colleges includes photograph portraits of graduates. "The Burden" section has a running count of "Colored Men Lynched Without Trial" and a short article titled "Delinquent Girls in Missouri" about finding alternatives to sending girls to the penitentiary.
There are approximately 42 pages.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Literature  Search this
Lynching  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1865-1921  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Public domain
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