Dallas, Texas: Don Gilbert, 1947. Item #2315
10¾” x 7¾”. Red cloth titled in black, back cover with photographic illustrations. Pp. 356. Very good minus: covers heavily worn with some soil spots, corners and some areas of board edges with cloth loss, spine tips frayed; leaves lightly toned at extremities. A densely packed African American business directory with dozens of display ads and numerous photographic illustrations including several interior views of businesses. In addition to these listings, the narrative text describes the progress of race relations in Dallas, gives biographies of notable citizens, and provides illustrated histories of churches. It also contains extensive illustrated advertisements for a number of traditionally black colleges including Jarvis Christian College, Prairie View A&M, Wiley College and Langston University. OCLC locates 9 copies over several entries.