Welcome to New York... - it’s a small world after all….

Image for Welcome to New York... - it’s a small world after all….
Published by
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986
Created by
Patrick, C. Melvin, American, died 1985
Subject of
Motley, Constance Baker, American, 1921 - 2005
Wagner, Robert F., American, 1877 - 1953
Randolph, A. Philip, American, 1889 - 1979
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920
National Insurance Association, American, founded 1921
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc.
Harlem Cultural Council, Inc., American
New York Giants, American, founded 1925
Powell, Adam Clayton Jr., American, 1908 - 1972
Frontiers International, Inc., American, founded 1936
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc.
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 12 × 8 7/8 × 3/16 in. (30.5 × 22.5 × 0.5 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Place made
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Brooklyn, New York City, King County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1965
Description
A magazine titled [Welcome to New York... - it’s a small world after all….] published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine is divided into two horizontal sections. The top section features a blue and white image of a globe against a sky with black text printed across the top reading [WELCOME TO NEW YORK]. The bottom section is yellow and pink with an image of dolls playing instruments. The image is black and white except for the musicians' shirts, which are red and pink striped. The image is set in front of a bright yellow background and on top of a bright pink background, with white text across the bottom reading [...it's a small world after all...]. The magazine content begins with tourist information on the Statue of Liberty, a portrait of Manhattan borough president Constance Baker Motley, a message from the mayor, Robert F. Wagner, and an article entitled "The Day RFK Came to Harlem." The content continues within additional tourist information on New York City, including Harlem and Brooklyn, profiles of professional organizations coming to New York for conventions or other events, and profiles of many different prominent people including business leaders, labor leaders, fraternity and sorority members, funeral directors, Democratic party leaders, prominent Republicans, church leaders, journalists, artists, and others. There are approximately 67 pages, with black and white photographs and advertisements. The back cover has a color advertisement for Vat Gold scotch.
Topic
African American
Associations and institutions
Business
Communities
Fraternities
Labor
Mass media
Men
Political organizations
Professional organizations
Religious groups
Sororities
Travel
United States--History--1961-1969
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
2012.167.1
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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