"THE NEGRO AS A CITIZEN", a four page article in "The Crisis" August 1936

Crisis Publishing Co.: NY, 1936. Paperback. Very Good. Item #21-8750

Edited by Roy Wilkins. Illus., 11 x 8.5", printed stapled wraps, 227-254. Horizontal tears across spine and through the contents, covers missing small pieces, light toning, margins chipped. The article "The Negro As A Citizen" was originally the opening address of the 27th annual conference of the NAACP held in Baltimore on June 29, 1936. Harold Ickes was the Secretary of the Interior at this time, briefly president of the Chicago branch of the NAACP and the "chief spokesman of the New Deal Government to Negro Americans". Lt. B.O. Davis, Jr., whose portrait is on the front cover, would soon become the leader of the Tuskegee Airmen. Ads for several Negro college and universities ie. Fisk, Talladega, Howard, Meharry Medical; the NAACP and Harlem businesses. SWAF. VERY SCARCE ISSUE.

Price: $35.00

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