New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
June 1913 issue of The Crisis Magazine.
The front cover features a circular bordered photograph of a woman at center, signed [VE Saunders]. Across the top is [The CRISIS], at bottom right is [June 1913] and at bottom left is [Ten Cents A Copy]. There are staples in the spine. The back cover features advertisements for a hotel in Cape May, New Jersey and Southern Railway.
The interior contents include [COVER PICTURE. By Vincent Ellsworth Saunders / CARTOON. By Lorenzo W. Harris] and [ARTICLES] listed as [PLACIDO. Poet and Martyr By José Clarana / AN OATH OF AFRO-AMERICAN YOUTH By Kelly Miller] and [DEPARTMENTS] listed as [ALONG THE COLOR LINE / MEN OF THE MONTH / OPINION / EDITORIAL / NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE / WHAT TO READ]. Also included are advertisements, announcements, photographs, illustrations, and letters. The "Along the Color Line" section includes sub-sections titled Education, Politics, Social Uplift, Economics, Personal, Crime, Courts, Meetings, Music and Art, The Ghetto. The feature article is about the Cuban poet Gabriel de la Concepción Valdés, known as Plácido, and his execution by Spanish colonial authorities in 1844. There are photographs of Wilberforce University and of the newly opened "Carnegie library for colored people at Houston, Texas."