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The Crisis Vol. 9 No. 6

The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Founded by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean, The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, making it one of the oldest African American-focused publications in the world. Named after the popular James Russell Lowe poem, “The Present Crisis,” the Crisis presented articles and essays on civil rights, history, politics, and culture. Help us transcribe the ads, articles, and images in The Crisis and learn about the experiences of African Americans in the early 20th century.

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27 Total Pages 36 Contributing Members

The Crisis Vol. 11 No. 1

The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Founded by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean, The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, making it one of the oldest African American-focused publications in the world. Named after the popular James Russell Lowe poem, “The Present Crisis,” the Crisis presented articles and essays on civil rights, history, politics, and culture. Help us transcribe the ads, articles, and images in The Crisis and learn about the experiences of African Americans in the early 20th century.

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26 Total Pages 43 Contributing Members

The Crisis Vol. 10 No. 1

The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Founded by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean, The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, making it one of the oldest African American-focused publications in the world. Named after the popular James Russell Lowe poem, “The Present Crisis,” the Crisis presented articles and essays on civil rights, history, politics, and culture. Help us transcribe the ads, articles, and images in The Crisis and learn about the experiences of African Americans in the early 20th century.

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28 Total Pages 42 Contributing Members

The Crisis Vol. 11 No. 3

The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Founded by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean, The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, making it the oldest African American-led publication in the world. Named after the popular James Russell Lowe poem, “The Present Crisis,” the Crisis highlighted literature and commentary on current affairs. Help us transcribe the ads, articles, and images in The Crisis and learn about the experiences of African Americans.

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27 Total Pages 46 Contributing Members

The Crisis Vol 13. No. 3

The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Founded by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean, The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, making it one of the oldest African American-focused publications in the world. Named after the popular James Russell Lowe poem, “The Present Crisis,” the Crisis presented articles and essays on civil rights, history, politics, and culture. Help us transcribe the ads, articles, and images in The Crisis and learn about the experiences of African Americans in the early 20th century.

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27 Total Pages 40 Contributing Members

The Crisis Vol. 13 No. 4

The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Founded by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean, The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, making it one of the oldest African American-focused publications in the world. Named after the popular James Russell Lowe poem, “The Present Crisis,” the Crisis presented articles and essays on civil rights, history, politics, and culture. Help us transcribe the ads, articles, and images in The Crisis and learn about the experiences of African Americans in the early 20th century.

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Delegate Magazine 1986

Founded by Pittsburgh Courier journalist C. Melvin Patrick, each yearly-issue of Delegate contains hundreds of photographs providing coverage of African American professional and fraternal organizations, special events, award recognitions, individuals of note, and newsworthy situations. The magazine was a virtual year in review of African American life in the United States during the 1960s and 1980s. Published by MelPat Associates, Delegate magazines were distributed free of charge by African American organizations at their conferences and meetings. Help us transcribe this issue to make the names, places, and events discoverable to all.

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Dovie Wright's Business

Madam C.J. Walker’s company created schools and training opportunities for thousands of African American women across the country. Help us transcribe information about this business card (ca. 1917) for Dovie Wright. Wright was a hairdresser and Hair Culturist for the Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company and represents one of many Madam C.J. Walker trained women afforded opportunities by the entrepreneur.

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Advertisement for Madam C. J. Walker products

Madam C.J. Walker’s products were advertised to both women and men. This double-sided full-page advertisement (1906-1950) features information about men’s products and the philanthropic work of the Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company on one side and advertises women’s products on the other side. Help us transcribe information about this important artifact to uncover the fascinating history of Madam C.J. Walker, her company, and black beauty culture in early twentieth century America.

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Printing plate for "Plain Talk to Men"

Want a challenge? Test your transcribing skills with this twentieth century photogravure printing plate. The plate was used for printing Madam C.J. Walker’s product advertisements. This plate was for marketing a pomade to men. Help us reverse the text on this important artifact to uncover the fascinating history of Madam C.J. Walker, her company, and black beauty culture in early twentieth century America.

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