Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life - Vol.X, No.6 (June, 1932)
New York: National Urban League, 1932. First Edition. Slim quarto (28cm); original pictorial wrappers; stapled; pp.[161-165],166-191,; illus. Modest wear to extremities, faint vertical bend at center, with heavier wear and some shallow loss to lower left corner; pencil marginalia to left margin of rear wrapper; Very Good.
Elusive issue of this sociological and literary journal produced by the National Urban League. Published between 1923-1949, Opportunity was significant for fostering many of the literary and artistic voices of the Harlem Renaissance period, as well as printing academic articles on the various social problems facing African Americans. Contents include contributions by Charles S. Johnson, George S. Schuyler, John Donald Wade, Ruth G. Bergman, James Weldon Johnson, Sterling Brown, and T. Arnold Hill, with Langston Hughes's "Brown America in Jail: Kilby." Cover art by Maude Tousey Fangel. DANKY 4635.