THE SEVENTH ANNUAL THOUGHT NIGHT, Complimentary to the Literators of St. Joseph, Auspices of the Progressive Numbers at Masonic Hall, Thursday Evening, May Fifteenth, Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen [cover title].

St. Joseph, MO: Progressive Numbers, 1919. Program for then event. 16mo. (4) pp., the interior pages printing an invitation, program of musical selections, a reading, “To Be a Negro on a Day Like This,” and an address, “Where Ethiopia Should Stretch Forth Her Hands,” and a dinner menu; the verso of the integral leaf lists the organization’s members. Several important Missouri African Americans were members, including Rev. N. C. Buren, pastor of St. Joseph’s Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, and Dr. Estil Y. Strawn, a graduate of Howard Medical School and a company commander in the 366th Infantry during World War I. Apparently not recorded on OCLC. Offset to final page, else very good. Item #66304

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