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Pitner and Beusse Merchandise Brokers pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS825f

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a pamphlet published by the Pitner and Beusse Merchandise Brokers that contains a racist humor essay by Sidney Fant Davis (1896-1993) called "The 'Colored Brother' or 'The Creator's Masterpiece." The essay was circulated in newspapers nationwide, but Pitner and Beusse Merchandise Brokers printed it separately as a pamphlet in Georgia to promote their business.

Dates

  • 1922

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Pitner and Beusse Merchandise Brokers was a wholesale grocer based in Athens, Georgia, founded by Walter C. Pitner (1877-1954) and Jesse Hoyt Beusse (1865-1931). Additional historical information has not been determined.

Extent

1 folder(s)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1975

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2018.
Title
Pitner and Beusse Merchandise Brokers pamphlet
Author
Kristina Ford
Date
November 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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