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National Urban League Negro Digest - November 1940

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.206 Author/Creator: National Urban League Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: November 1940 Pagination: 96 p. ; 19.5 x 13.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One issue of Negro Digest dated November 1940. Contains writing predominately by African American authors providing representation of the African American experience through essays about historical references and travelling abroad.

People: McKay, Claude, 1889-1948
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
Ellison, Ralph, 1914-1994
DuBois, W.E.B., 1868-1963
Patterson, Louise Thompson, 1901-1999

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: African American AuthorAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansWritersLiterature and Language ArtsAfricaColonizationRace discrimination

Sub Era: World War II

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