National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909 Search this
ink on paper with metal
H x W: 9 3/4 × 6 3/4 in. (24.8 × 17.1 cm)
H x W (Open): 9 3/4 × 13 1/2 in. (24.8 × 34.3 cm)
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa
August 1913 issue of The Crisis Magazine.
The cover is printed in green with a photograph of two men, a woman and a dog sitting under a large palm tree on the front lawn of a house at center. The title across the top reads [CALIFORNIA NUMBER / THE CRISIS]. Along the bottom is [AUGUST, 1913] and [TEN CENTS A COPY]. There are two (2) staples on the spine. The back cover features an advertisement for [BEST BOOKS] by The Dunbar Company.
The interior contents consist of [ARTICLES] listed as [BILL HUDSON - HERO A Story. By T.R. Patten / OUR NEIGHBORS. A Poem By H. Pearson / COLORED CALIFORNIA] and [DEPARTMENTS] listed as [ALONG THE COLOR LINE / MEN OF THE MONTH / OPINION / EDITORIAL / NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE]. In addition are advertisements, announcements, advertisements, photographs and illustrations. The "Along the Color Line" section includes sub-sections titled Social Uplift, Church, Music and Art, Courts, The Ghetto, Crime, Foreign. The Editorial section includes an article titled "A National Emancipation Exposition," an article titled "Burleson" about the Postmaster General and "gradual weeding of the Negro out of civil service in the United States until he is left in only menial positions," an article titled "Orphans" about the Colored Orphans Asylum of New York City, an article "Slavery" about South Africa, and an article titled "Civil Rights." The feature article "Colored California" includes several photographs of businesses, homes, families, and communities in Los Angeles.