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Delegate

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Subject of
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986
Created by
Patrick, C. Melvin, American, died 1985
Subject of
Rawls, Lou, American, 1933 - 2006
United Negro College Fund, American, founded 1944
President Carter, Jimmy, American, born 1924
Wilma Rudolph, American, 1940 - 1994
National Urban League, American, founded 1910
American Association of Blacks in Energy, American, founded 1977
One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968
Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, American, founded 1963
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American, founded 1969
American Bridge Association, American, founded 1932
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, American, founded 1821
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953
The Girl Friends, Inc., American, founded 1927
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784
Sears, Roebuck & Co., American, founded 1893
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827
National Pharmaceutical Association, American, founded 1947
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932
Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., American, founded 1964
National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., founded 1919
The Links, Incorporated, American, founded 1946
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937
Republican Party, American, founded 1854
Charms, Inc., American, founded 1952
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922
Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1943
National Pharmaceutical Association, American, founded 1947
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895
National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., founded 1919
National Association of University Women, American, founded 1910
Shriners International, American, founded 1870
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910
American Tennis Association, American, founded 1916
Democratic Party, American, founded 1828
CBS Broadcasting, Inc., American, founded 1927
Randolph, A. Philip, American, 1889 - 1979
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971
369th Veterans Association, American
Hooks, Benjamin, American, 1925 - 2010
National Bankers Association, American, founded 1927
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, American, founded 1915
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914
Alliance for Women in Media, American, founded 1951
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 7/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.1 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Place made
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1980
Description
A 1980 issue of Delegate magazine published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine features a red ribbon that reads [1980 / DELEGATE] on a collage of black and white portrait photographs. The magazine has a white spine with black text that reads [DELEGATE 1980 - The 4th Year of the 3rd Century].
The magazine’s content opens with an untitled editorial note recounting events of the past year, including the presidential campaign and the death of A. Phillip Randolph. There is also a masthead, set in white text against a black background reading [DELEGATE, 1980], followed by a table of contents.
The content then continues including a feature on black Olympic athletes and an article titled, “Black Businesses Need Black Conventions.” This is followed by profiles of African American business organizations, business leaders, community organizations, sororities, fraternities, doctors, dentists, politicians, actors, and journalists. This includes American Association of Blacks in Energy, One Hundred Black Men, Jewell Jackson McCabe and 100 Black Women, National Association of Black Social Workers, Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, Boggs Academy, Jackie Robinson Awards Dinner, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American Bridge Association, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, National Association of Market Developers, The Girl Friends, Gay Northeasterners Club, Bottle & Cork Club, Eureka Grand Chapter, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Sears, Roebuck, Morehouse College, John Hunter Camp Fund, Bob Douglas, Opportunities Industrialization Centers, National Newspaper Publishers Association, Pharmaceutical Association, Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Top Ladies of Distinction, Black Music Association, The Links, Inc., NAACP, National Urban League, Julius A. Thomas Society, National Medical Association, National Association of Negro Musicians, National Association of University Women, Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine, Daughters of Isis, American Tennis Association, Inc., History of Harlem Commonwealth Council, Inc., Democratic National Convention, CBS, A. Phillip Randolph, Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Pope John Paul II, Oak Bluffs, Black Caucus, ABC, 369th Veterans Association, D. Parke Gibson, NBC, The Edges Groups, National Distillers, Dr. Benjamin Hooks, National Bankers Association, Association for the Study of Afro-American Life & History, William H. Toles, Patricia Roberts Harris, Arthur Ashe, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, and the National Association of Media Women.
There are approximately 368 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 Kool cigarettes.
Topic
African American
Advertising
Associations and institutions
Business
Communities
Fraternal organizations
Fraternities
Government
Journalism
Labor
Mass media
Men
Political organizations
Politics (Practical)
Professional organizations
Religious groups
Sororities
Television
United States--History--1969-2001
United States--Social life and customs
Urban life
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number
2012.167.14
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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