A 1973 issue of Delegate magazine published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine shows a collage of black and white portrait photographs tinted in bright pink, green, yellow, purple, orange, and blue. In the top left corner is a purple ribbon badge with text that reads [DELEGATE]. Blue text centered at the top reads [1973 DELEGATE]. White text in a black box at the bottom right reads [PLEASE TURN TO PAGES DEVOTED TO YOUR CONVENTION].
The magazine’s content opens on the first page with an editorial note titled “It Was a Frustrating Year…” which recounts events of the past year, including the deaths of Jackie Robinson, President Johnson, President Truman and Attorney Franklin Reeves. There is also a masthead reading [DELEGATE 1973 / The Anthology and Voice of the Black Convention] and a table of contents.
The content continues with articles and profiles of African American business organizations, business leaders, community organizations, sororities, fraternities, doctors, dentists, politicians, actors, and journalists. This includes the New York Giants, the National Pan-Hellenic Council, United Negro College Fund, Adam Clayton Powell Jr., President Lyndon Johnson, Jackie Robinson, President Truman, National Association of Black Social Workers, National Medical Association, Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, Steven N. Lockett, The Girl Friends, Inc., National Newspaper Publishers Association, Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Chairman of the Housing Authority of New York City Simeon Golar, NAACP, Gordon Parks, Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, National Urban League, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Dr. Kenneth Clark, Whitney M. Young, National Dental Association, The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc., National Association of Broadcasters, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Spelman College, Morehouse College, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Shriners International, Gladys W. Dixon, Daughters of Isis, 369th Veterans Association, National Association of Black Travel Agents, National Insurance Association, and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. There are also short features on the travel destinations Barbados and Jamaica and the children’s charity Hale House.
There are 256 pages with black and white photographs and advertisements throughout, as well as a few advertisements in color. The back cover of the magazine features a full page advertisement for Johnny Walker Red Label scotch.