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The Crisis Vol. 16 No. 2

Object Details

Published by
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909
Edited by
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963
Illustrated by
Robert Edmond Jones, American, 1887 - 1954
Date
June 1918
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9 5/8 × 6 13/16 × 1/8 in. (24.4 × 17.3 × 0.3 cm)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbie Ross in memory of Elizabeth Dillard
Description
The June 1918 (Vol. 16 No. 2) "Soldiers Issue" of The Crisis. The front cover features an image of a soldier standing at attention modeled after a poster painted by Robert Edmond Jones for the Circle for Negro War Relief. The image depicts a male soldier in uniform standing at attention with a rifle resting on his right shoulder. There is a blue circle behind the upper-half of the soldier’s body and red and blue stripes along the edges of each side. There are approximately 48 pages.
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Object number
2012.84.8
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Topic
African American
Advertising
Associations and institutions
Black Press
Business
Civil Rights
Education
Literature
Mass media
Poetry
Politics
Race relations
Social life and customs
Social reform
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56abaa5c0-03dc-43c3-bb6d-db177043a06f
Record ID
nmaahc_2012.84.8
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