Moslem World & The U.S.A.

Published by
Naeem, Abdul Basit, Pakistani
Edited by
Naeem, Abdul Basit, Pakistani
Subject of
X, Malcolm, American, 1925 - 1965
Muhammad, Elijah, American, 1897 - 1975
Owned by
Yearwood, Lloyd W., American, 1925 - 2011
August - September 1956
ink on paper
H x W (image): 8 12/16 x 6 in (22.22 x 15.24 cm)
The August-September 1956 issue of Moslem World & The U.S.A. publication. The cover of the magazine features two photographs on the bottom half of the page, one on the left a portrait of Malcolm X, one on the right a portrait of Elijah Muhammad. Below the portraits is the caption: [DISCIPLE AND TEACHER: Mr. Malcolm X of New York City, (left) and Mr. Elijah Muhammad, spiritual leader of thousands of Moslems in the United States. Their SPECIAL EXCLUSIVE articles on "the so-called Negroes' Problems" appear in this issue.]. The top half of the cover features a blue arabesque ornamental pattern against a white background, with the title of the magazine printed in red text in the center. There is a handwritten inscription across this design on the upper quarter of the page by the editor/publisher of the magazine, Abdul Basit Naeem, which reads [Introducing Mr. Yearwood. / Muslims, kindly cooperate / with him and extend / him all the courtesy on my / behalf / Bro. Naeem].
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Egypt, North Africa, Africa
Algeria, Central Africa, Africa
India, Asia
Libya, North Africa, Africa
Documents and Published Materials
International affairs
Mass media
U.S. History, 1953-1961
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of Lloyd W. Yearwood