The Crisis, Vol. 2, No. 4

Edited by
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963
Subject of
The Crisis, American, founded 1910
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909
Illustrated by
Adams, John Henry Jr., American, 1880 - 1944
Date
August 1911
Medium
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions
H x W: 9 3/4 × 6 7/8 in. (24.8 × 17.5 cm)
H x W (Open): 9 3/4 × 13 5/8 in. (24.8 × 34.6 cm)
Description
August 1911 issue of The Crisis Magazine.
There is a double-lined rectangular border on the cover. The center of the cover features a portrait illustration of a woman. It is signed "John Henry Adams". The title across the top reads [THE CRISIS / A RECORD OF THE DARKER RACES] underneath which is printed [Volume Two - AUGUST 1911 - Number Four]. Along the bottom is [ONE DOLLAR A YEAR] and [TEN CENTS A COPY]. There are two (2) staples on the spine. The back cover features advertisements for the Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and training School in Philadelphia and [Half a Man: The Status of the Negro in New York] by Mary White Ovington.
The interior contents include [ALONG THE COLOR LINE / MEN OF THE MONTH / OPINION: / The Bristow Amendment / A Brave Young Man / A Southerner Speaks / The Open Door / Music / THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE: / The New York Branch / The Oklahoma Lynching / Dr. DuBois in Europe / Incorporation / THE WORLD IN COUNCIL / EDITORIAL / A SOUTHERN WOMAN'S VIEWS / THE HEART'S DESIRE / THE CONGO EXPRESS / SOME LETTERS / WHAT TO READ / EXCAVATIONS IN ETHIOPIA]. In addition are advertisements, announcements, news stories, a poem, illustrations and letters. There are approximately 42 pages.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Mali, West Africa, Africa
Ethiopia, East Africa, Africa
Europe
Okema, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Topic
Advertising
Africa
Associations and institutions
Business
Civil rights
Colonialism
Education
French colonialism
Literature
Lynching
Mass media
Poetry
Race relations
Social life and customs
Social reform
Travel
U.S. History, 1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.14.1
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
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