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Howard University.jpg
An advertisement for Howard University, a historically black university in Washington D.C. The university was originally founded in 1867 as a theological seminary, but was expanded to included a college of liberal arts and medicine. The university…

Color Line.jpg
Political Cartoon depicting the "color line" and race relations .

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Philadelphia Tribune photo and description of William Creditt

An advertisement for Emmett J. Scott's book on the American Negro during the First World War. The advertisement boldly claims Scott's book as the only "official" and "authentic" history of the American Negro in the " Great World War."

John T. Gibson Nat Cyc 1919.jpg
Black and white portrait of John T. Gibson, owner of the Standard Theater.

Standard Theatre 1919 Nat Cyc.jpg
This artistic rendering of the Gibson's New Standard Theatre shows numerous images of the theatre. The top image shows the exterior front view of the building, the second image depicts the view from the stage. The final picture portrays the…

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Magazine article written by Charles A. Tindley for Outlook. Tindley was a clergyman of the American Methodist Episcopal Church and had a congregation of over 10,000 members. The article discusses Tindley's ministry which catered to migrants from the…
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