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A Selected List of Books  (Italic letters)

These prices do not include postage. Postage extra.  [[The word "include" is underlined]]

Hazel. (Mary White Ovington)................................$1.00
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. (Anonymous).....     1.20
Norris Wright Cuney. (Maud Cuney Hare)...................    1.50
A Narrative of the Negro. (Leila Amos Pendleton)...........  1.50
Souls of Black Folk. (W. E. B. Du Bois)....................  1.25
The White Man's Burden. (T. Shirby Hodge)................    1.00
Race Adjustment. (Kelly Miller)............................. 2.00
History of the Negro. ( B. G. Brawley).......................1.25
Half a Man. (Mary White Ovington)........................    1.00
Aftermath of Slavery. (William Sinclair).................... 1.50
John Brown. (W. E. B. Du Bois)............................   1.25
Negro in American History. (J. W. Cromwell)................  1.25
Prince Hall and His Followers. (George W. Crawford).......   1.00
Liberia. (Frederick Starr)...................................1.00
The Negro. (W. E. B. Du Bois)...............................  .50
The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861. (Carter G. Woodson)2.00
Facts of Reconstruction. (John R. Lynch).................... 1.50
Story of the Negro. 2 Volumes. (Booker T. Washington).....   3.00
Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence. (Alice Moore Dunbar, Editor)2.50
Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar............................    2.00
Afro-American Folksongs. (H. E. Krehbiel)..................  2.00
Out of the House of Bondage. (Kelly Miller)................. 1.50

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Edition 36,000
The Crisis  [[The words "THE CRISIS" are in large lettering and in bold]]
A Record of the Darker Races
Published Monthly by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, at 70 Fifth Avenue, New York City
Conducted by 
W.E. Burghardt Du Bois
Augustus Granville Dill, Business Manager

Contents Copyrighted, 1916, by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Contents for January, 1916
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COVER. "To the Highest Bidder." After the celebrated painting by Harry Roseland. Copyrighted by the artist.
MEN OF THE MONTH............................... _____ 119
IRA ALDRIDGE .................................. _____ 121
TWO MAJORS  ................................... _____ 130
OUR CHRISTMAS GREETINGS TO HAITI............... _____ 134
LYNCHING AT TEMPLE,TEXAS....................... _____ 145

ARTICLES   [[Centered & Bold letters]]
"AUNT BET"..................................By D.A.M. 136
SEBASTIAN GOMEZ................By Arthur A. Schomburg 136
THE "JIM-CROW' CAR. An N.A.A.C.P. Investigation. Part II By T. Montgomery Gregory                                               137
Go. A Poem ......................By Lucian B. Watkins 143

DEPARTMENTS  [[Centered & Bold Letters]]
ALONG THE COLOR LINE..................................111
MEN OF THE MONTH .....................................118
OPINIONS .............................................122
EDITORIAL ............................................132
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF
      COLORED PEOPLE .................................139
THE BURDEN ...........................................144
The LETTER BOX .......................................146

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