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Guide to the Informer Group advertisement--Largest Negro Circulation in the South!, 1943

Summary

The Informer Group was a publishing company for African American newspapers in the U.S. southeast, based in Houston, Tex. The advertisement appeared in v. 205, no. 1 (Oct. 1, 1943) issue of Printers' Ink publication and proclaimed "Largest Negro Circulation in the South" to encourage mainstream advertisers to place ads in the Houston Informer and other Informer Group newspapers. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11728
Title
Informer Group advertisement--Largest Negro Circulation in the South!
Creator
Informer Group
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The advertisement appeared in v. 205, no. 1 (Oct. 1, 1943) issue of Printers' Ink publication and proclaimed "Largest Negro Circulation in the South" to encourage mainstream advertisers to place ads in the Houston Informer and other Informer Group newspapers. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Informer Group advertisement--Largest Negro Circulation in the South!, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Advertisement, 1943
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

The Informer Group was a publishing company for African American newspapers in the U.S. southeast, based in Houston, Tex. Houston Informer founded 1919 by Clifton Frederick Richardson, Jr.; 1931 merged with Texas Freeman to become Informer and Texas Freeman; 1934 renamed Houston Informer.


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Provenance

The Informer Group advertisement--Largest Negro Circulation in the South! was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2019.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, May 2019;

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2019-0058