Pittsburgh: The Courier Publishing Company, 1950. First Edition Thus. Small 4to (9 1/8 inches x 6 5/8 inches; 235 x 170 mm), 7,  pages, in stapled pictorial wrappers. Pamphlet reprinting an article from The Pittsburgh Courier on the social progress of African-Americans in the first 50 years of the 20th century. The author, Dr. Charles S. Johnson, was president of Fisk University in Nashville. He says social progress of African-Americans was strongly related to the movement from farms to cities. This reprint was one in a series of booklets on African-American subjects published in 1950 by The Pittsburgh Courier, a major black newspaper. The Courier had originally planned to publish 28 booklets, but issued only 23. OCLC FirstSearch shows only five institutional holdings of this pamphlet: Howard, Emory, Notre Dame, Temple and the New York Public Library. There were no copies in commerce as of August 12, 2019. SCARCE. Item #2028
CONDITION: A bit of edge wear, staples rusted. Otherwise clean, bright, and unmarked. A Very Good or better copy.