The A. M. E. Book Concern, 631 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA, 1912.
flipFlip to Philadelphia magazine publisher Cyrus H. K. Curtis, circa 1900.
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Exterior of building.

Credit: Courtesy NYPL Digital gallery, New York Public Library

Based in Philadelphia, the African Methodist Episcopal Church first published The Christian Recorder, its newspaper, in 1843. In the early 1900s, the A.M. E. Book Concern was a national supplier of books by African-American authors, including works written by W. E. B. Du Bois.

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