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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
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)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa
August 1913
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.
There are approximately 50 pages.
Transcription Center Status:
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African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
American West  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communities  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Education  Search this
Families  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1865-1921  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture