The Crisis Vol. 16 No. 2

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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.
Topic
African American
Literature
Mass media
Politics (Practical)
Race relations
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Rights
Public Domain
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
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbie Ross in memory of Elizabeth Dillard
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
9 3/4 x 6 7/8 x 1/8 in. (24.8 x 17.5 x 0.3 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
June 1918
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Object number
2012.84.8