|Scope & Content||Color lithograph advertising the Detroit Free Press from 1883. The lithograph advertises a subscription to the Detroit Free Press at $1.00 per year. It features an illustration of "The Lime-Kiln Club," based on a column by Charles Bertrand Lewis, who went by the pseudonym M. Quad. The illustration depicts a caricature of Lewis' fictitious African-American society holding a meeting in "Paradise Hall." The meeting is being led by "Bro. Gardner," and the minutes are being taken by "Way-Down Beebe," the club's secretary. Visible along the walls of the room are "Bar Traps," a museum, the club's Rules and Regulations, and a library. Text underneath the bottom right corner of the lithograph reads "H. Bencke, Lith. N.Y." The lithograph is printed on paper, which is mounted on board.|
Lewis, Charles Bertrand
Lewis, Charles B.
|Extent of Description||15.5" x 11.5"|
|Collection||African American History|
The Detroit Free Press
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