Item #339250 On the Track. First Quarter 1967. Texas [African-American periodical produced by Baker on behalf of the Association of American Railroads]. Joseph V. Baker, publisher.
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On the Track. First Quarter 1967. Texas [African-American periodical produced by Baker on behalf of the Association of American Railroads].

Philadelphia, PA: Published by Joseph V. Baker Associates, on behalf of the Association of American Railroads, 1967.

First edition. Illustrated. 16pp. 8vo. Illustrated wrappers Danky, African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: A National Bibliography, No. 4616. Item #339250

Joseph Varney Baker (19080) after graduating from Temple worked as a journalist, becoming the first African-American journalist at the Philadelphia Inquirer and later as the city editor of the Philadelphia Tribune. In 1934 he founded the PR firm which bears his name, believed to be the first such firm focussing on African American audiences. The illustrations in this periodical comprise black-and-white photographs of African-American railway workers and administrators, community members, etc. This a special issue, devoted entirely to Texas, including articles about Texas colleges, "Texas and the Railroads," "Railroads Discuss Equal Employment Opportunity," etc. OCLC locates only three holdings: Yale, NYPL and Virginia.

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