Publication information

Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “The Negro Ignored”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Indianapolis, Indiana
Date of publication: 7 December 1901
Volume number: 6
Issue number: 35
Pagination: 1

“The Negro Ignored.” Recorder 7 Dec. 1901 v6n35: p. 1.
full text
McKinley memorialization (books: African American response); James B. Parker (photographs).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; William McKinley; James B. Parker.

The Negro Ignored

     White agents finding that Negroes would not buy a history of President McKinley with the picture of James B. Parker, the Negro who knocked dowd [sic] Czolgosz left out have had the publishing company to insert a picture of Parker with the words; “This is the colored man who it is said prevented the assassin from firing the third shot at the President.” The construction of that sentence implies a doubt, and for that reason, it is said that colored people are refusing to buy the book.