Curation and research by Mary Selph.
Within Our Gates courtesy of the Internet Archive.
“Fighting Race Calumny” courtesy of The Crisis digital archives, made available by The Modernist Journals Project.
“No photo-play of its proportions has been so enthusiastically applauded in this city” (The Riverside Enterprise, 2 January 1915) as quoted in “Myth and Fact: The Reception of The Birth of a Nation,” by Arthur Lennig (Film History, 16.2, 2004).
The quote from Darvarian L. Baldwin comes from page 147 of Chicago’s New Negroes: Modernity, The Great Migration, and Black Urban Life (UNC Press, 2007).