Item #3971 The Colored Alabamian. Volume VIII. Number 7. [April 11, 1914].

The Colored Alabamian. Volume VIII. Number 7. [April 11, 1914].

Montgomery, Ala. Colored Alabamian Co., 1914. 15 7/8” x 11 1/8”. Bifolium. Pp. 4. Good: lightly toned, moderate foxing in upper right of front page, evidence of pencil erasure at top of front page, folded horizontally at center with a 1” separation at folds.

The Colored Alabamian was published weekly in Montgomery from 1907 to 1916. This issue has news of the first annual debate between students at Selma University and Tuskegee Institute as well as an article about educator John C. Leftwich upsetting African Americans in Cleveland by endorsing segregation in a talk at a white church. There are also over 50 advertisements from Black-owned business and notice of a revival at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church.

While OCLC lists 13 institutions that purportedly hold physical copies, at least three of them appear to only hold microfiche. Danky Hady 1672.


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