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The Magpie Sings the Great Depression:
Selections from DeWitt Clinton High School's Literary Magazine, 1929-1942

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1929 | 1930 | 1931 | 1932 | 1933 | 1934 | 1935
1936 | 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942

The Magpie, May 1929.

Graphics and Photographs

C. Leo Barrow, "Lady" Summers, p. 19.
Joseph Starobin, For—, p. 27.
Miguel Vigil, Bang! Another Revolution, p. 28.
Theodore Ledyard Browne, A Piece of Saw, p. 51.
Roland Maycock, Leonard A. Hoffman, Paul J. Elkin, Purple, Blood, and Shades, p. 63.

The Magpie, December 1929, v. 31.

Randolph G. Goodman, Lament, p. 37.

The Magpie, December 1930, v. 32, n. 1.

Graphics and Photographs

Stanley J. Kauffmann, '31, Underground Limited, p. 10.
Matthew Marmor, '31, On Coughs and Sneezes, p. 27.
Joseph Blatt, '34, On My First Job, p. 29.
Aaron Chinitz, '33, Behold the Dreamer, p. 47.
Bernard W. Levy, '31, Magpie Makers: With Machines, p. 78.

The Magpie, June 1931, v. 32, n. 2.

Graphics and Photographs

Robert F. Mintz, '31, Good Sunday, p. 5.
Sidney Tomshinsky, '31, Expansion and Maturation, p. 21.
Sidney Tomshinsky, '31, Challenge, p. 29.
Leo Grachow, '32, Subway Beggar, p. 32.
Sidney Tomshinsky, '31, Galileo, p. 44.
Jules F. Segal, '31, Hello, Babs, p. 47.
Burton Thorman, '32, Shanghai, p. 57.
Emanuel Berkowitz, '32, Two Towns, p. 71.
Max Rosenbloom, '32, In Poland, p. 75.

The Magpie, January 1932, v. 33, n. 1.

Graphics and Photographs

Thomas McGovern, '32, I Take a Beating, p. 9.
Louis Schneider, '32, Literary Evaluations, p. 13.
Michael Smith, '32, Street Woman, p. 17.
Michael Smith, '32, Proud Men Survive, p. 27.
Aaron Chinitz, '33, Man in the Train, p. 29.
Aaron Chinitz, '33, Mr. Grubkin, Stern Realist, p. 51.
Henry Shinsky, '32, Yawning, p. 53.
Henry J. Antupitsky, '32, Incident on a Trolley Car, p. 55.

The Magpie, June 1932, v. 33, n. 2.

Graphics and Photographs

Henry J. Antupitsky, '32, Collector's Job, p. 5.
David M. Linhart, '33, Sketch, p. 8.
Robert S. Warshow, '33, Lament, p. 12.
George A. Bernstein, '32, Subway, p. 21.
Robert S. Warshow, '33, Poem, p. 30.
Thomas McGovern, '32, Home Town, p. 31.
Leo Lebovitz, '33, Portrait of a Beggar, p. 38.
Alvin Schwartz, '34, Metamorphosis, p. 43.
Robert S. Warshow, '33, It Isn't the Fall, p. 61.

The Magpie, January 1933, v. 34, n. 2.

Graphics and Photographs

Victor Lazofsky, '33, "The Night Comes On Too Fast", p. 30.
Alvin Schwartz, '34, The Street Scene, p. 41.
John Toohey, '33, John, p. 45.
Robert S. Warshow, '33, To One Who Preached, p. 53.
Victor Lazofsky, '33, H. L. Mencken, Critical Firebrand, p. 55.

The Magpie, 1897-1934,, 1934, v. 35, n. 1. "Clinton History."

Countee Cullen, '21, Life's Rendezvous, p. 42.

The Magpie, Spring 1934, v. 35, n. 2.

Graphics and Photographs

The Magpie, May 1935. "The World Wide Issue."

Graphics and Photographs

William Sirotenko, '35, Hutir, p. 5.
Harold Mendelsohn, '35, The Sidur (The Prayerbook), p. 19.
Marvin Yentes, '35, Wet Feet, p. 22.
Wilbur Gross, '35, The Waterfront, p. 32.
Leonard Nash, '35, Changing Waterfront, p. 35.
Raymond La Cour, '36, The Wealth of the Indies, p. 39.
Leonard Neuwohner, '36, Reminiscence, p. 42.
Stanley Abrons, '35, Marionettes By Manteo, p. 44.
Herbert Waldhorn, '35, Purgatory, p. 73.
Joseph Barbi, '36, Bussolengo, p. 74.
Salvatore Torricelli, '35, La Festa, p. 75.

The Magpie, January 1936. "Action Issue."

Graphics and Photographs

Milton Zolotow, '36, Harvest, p. 9.
Thomas Rake-Straw, '36, Manhattan Moods, p. 11.
Alex Weber, '37, Tabloidia, p. 13.
Jack Frank, '38, Sportland, p. 14.
Erwin Schrom, '36, The Planetarium, p. 16.
Joseph Petes, '36, Culinary Episode or Cuisine Bronxaise , p. 15.
Saul Alovis, '36, Clinton-By-the-Subway, p. 19.
John L. Sullivan, '36, "Thumb Fun", p. 31.
Emanuel H. Demby, '36, Southern Journey, p. 36.
Alvin D. Goldberg, '36, Soft Job, p. 41.
Gerardo Santora, '37, Victory?, p. 42.
George Edington, '36, Two Poems, p. 44.

The Magpie, June 1936, v. 20, n. 2. "Outdoor Issue."

Graphics and Photographs

Lester Bernstein, '36, Flood, p. 13.
John L. Sullivan, '36, The Gong Whackers, p. 25.
Stanley Gottheimer, '37, Palisades, p. 37.
Stanley Gottheimer, '37, Today, p. 39.
Seymour Goldberg, '36, The Forty Days Of Musa Dagh (Review), p. 57.
Earl Lee, '36, The New Pioneer, p. 61.
Murray Doscher, '36, Summer Sunday, p. 70.
Robert Brush, '40, Depression, p. 72.
Paul Haber, '36, No Casualties Reported, p. 76.

The Magpie, January 1937, v. 21, n. 1. "Man's World Issue."

Graphics and Photographs

Zoltan Jacob, '38, Epitaph, p. 11.
Mitchell Kurman, '39, The Runaway, p. 11.
Arthur Ruden, '37, Man, the Mechanic, p. 13.
Robert Blackburn, '39, A Harlem Traveler, p. 19.
Jacob Matcha, '37, Hold That Tiger, p. 23.
Zoltan Jacob, '38, Fantasy On a Subway, p. 34.
Stanley Gottheimer, '37, Danger: Men at Work, p. 44.
Robert Gold, '38, Rats, p. 51.
David Pollack, '37, Time Waits For No Man!, p. 56.
Edwin Slone, '37, Fight Fandom Focused, p. 58.
Walter Vrindten, '39, Sirocco, p. 62.
Norman Gabrilove, '37, How to Avoid Becoming Handyman of the House, p. 71.
Lester Bernbaum, '37, Man, The Militant, p. 75.
Paul Zanger, '38, The Depths of "Barberism", p. 76.

The Magpie, June 1937, v. 21, n. 2.

Graphics and Photographs

Zoltan Jacob, '38, Foreward, p. 4.
Norman Brustein, '37, Mass Production, p. 11.
Fred M. Hechinger, '37, Eight Weeks in America, p. 12.
David Golomb, '38, On Dunking, p. 15.
Monroe Jacobson, '37, There Ought to be a Law, p. 19.
Robert B. Creamer '41, William Saunders '41, and Vincent Gold '41, The Making of Three Americas, p. 25.
Norman Brustein, '37, America Grows, p. 30.
Robert Levin, '38, Youth, p. 37.
Stanley Gottheimer, '37, Definition of America, p. 44.
Seymour Ketive, '39, Old John Smith, p. 50.
Zoltan Jacob, '38, Jazz, p. 50.
George Gittelson, '37, Intro, Chorus, and Sock, p. 51.
Leonard Harris, '39, Who's Crazy Now—?, p. 57.
Richard Wincor, '37, Strike, p. 63.
Howard Marks, '37, Union Square, p. 64.
Irving Hellerman, '37, Red, White, and Black, p. 72.
Robert Blackburn, '39, Young America, p. 74.
F. Miles Gottheimer, '39, Times Square, p. 76.
Richard H. Kuh, '37, One Tenth Part of a Dollah, p. 80.
Herbert Alson, '37, Statue of Liberty, p. 82.

The Magpie, January 1938, v. 22, n. 1. "Anniversary Issue."

Graphics and Photographs

Bob Levin, '38, Eighth Avenue Express, p. 14.
Herbert Schwartz, '39, Sure Cure, p. 20.
Leonard Harris, '39, Composite Picture, p. 21.
Leon Smith, '40, Heritage—An interview with Countee Cullen, p. 42.
Herbert Anhalt, '37, Kamerad!, p. 54.
Bob Levin, '38, He Can Get It for You Wholesale, p. 55.
Melvin Greek, '40, Morning Becomes Night, p. 65.
Robert Blackburn, '39, Block Dance 1937, p. 66.
Stanley Rogoff, '38, Art of Terpsichore, p. 70.
Stuart Brown, '38, Bird in a Gilded Cage, p. 76.
Sidney Chayefsky, '39, This Younger Generation, p. 81.

The Magpie, June 1938, v. 22, n. 2. "Vagabond Issue."

Graphics and Photographs

Seymour M. Krim, '39, Two Photographers in Search of a Subject, p. 20.
Stanley Mermelstein, '39, Wolf, p. 24.
Martin Seifert, '39, A Traveler of the Road, p. 38.
Milton Farber, '38, Orphans of the Drought, p. 40.
Franklin Gottheimer '39, Summer Symphony, p. 42.
Lawrence Perlman, '39, Massacre in the Tower, p. 53.
Milton Farber, '38, P.T. Barnum Was Right, p. 14.

The Magpie, June 1939, v. 23, n. 2.

Graphics and Photographs

Abba Bayer, '40, Forward, p. 4.
Leonard Harris, '39, Propaganda Piece, p. 12.
Murray Glanzer, '37, Strange Interview, p. 27.
Bob Friedberg, '39, Obituary, p. 39.
Franklin Gottheimer, '39, An Aesthetic, p. 54.
Abba Bayer, '40, Endpiece, p. 80.

The Magpie, January 1940, v. 24, n. 1.

Graphics and Photographs

Arnold Israel, '40, Shore Leave, p. 6.
William Nachbar, '40, With Rumbling of the Drums, p. 14.
Gordon Saver, '40, Case History, p. 22.
Charles Wolf, '40, We Take a Walk, p. 36.
Irving Genn, '43, Flanders 1939, p. 61.
Stanley Pansky, '40, 2,000 Miles on the I.R.T., p. 62.
Jay Rosenblatt, '40, A Letter, p. 65.
Arthur Whitman, '40, Study of a High School Boy, p. 66.
Abba Bayer, '40, A Letter, p. 74.

The Magpie, Spring 1940, v. 24, n. 2.

Graphics and Photographs

William Nachbar, Elevator, p. 6.
Arthur Whitman, The Disgrace, p. 14.
William Nachbar, The Black Queen, p. 23.
Lewis Harris, Courage, p. 33.
Richard Avedon, Early Dusk, p. 36.
Charles Wolf, Choice, p. 38.
Sam Schulman, Asses and Cats, p. 42.
Jesse Zelden, The Wall, p. 44.
James A. Baldwin, Peace On Earth, p. 45.
Richard Ullman, Cafeteria, p. 56.
Paul Mendlowitz, "I Gotta Win!", p. 60.
Arnold Israel, Fortress of Laughter, p. 64.
Joseph Kesselman, Unconquered, p. 68.
Abba Bayer, Nine Seconds Before, p. 73.

The Magpie, January 1941, v. 25, n. 1.

Graphics and Photographs

Lewis Harris, Prologue, p. 4.
Richard Avedon, Break It Gently (three poems), p. 8.
James Baldwin, These Two, p. 19.
James Baldwin, Paradise, p. 28.
Solomon Stein, Winter, p. 29.
Emile Capouya, So Long, p. 32.
Richard Avedon, Highway Horrors, p. 33.
Richard Avedon, Broken Gently, p. 33.
Richard Avedon, Not England, p. 34.
Jerry Resnick, The Coming Out of Crusher Landis, p. 40.
Gerald Spindel, To the El, p. 41.
Lewis Harris, "Let There Be Light", p. 44.
Sam Schulman, Gate To The Sea, p. 48.
Lewis Harris, Epilogue, p. 63.

The Magpie, Spring 1941, v. 25, n. 2.

Graphics and Photographs

Howard Samuely, The Banjo, p. 4.
James Baldwin, Judgment Day, p. 6.
Zalkind Hurwitz, My Reverie, p. 9.
Solomon Stein, Mile-A-Minute Murder, p. 16.
Emile Capouya, Luis Is My Cousin, p. 18.
James Baldwin, The Woman at the Well, p. 26.
James Baldwin, Incident In London, p. 33.
James Baldwin, Mississippi Legend, p. 42.
James Baldwin, Youth, p. 43.

The Magpie, Winter 1942, v. 26, n. 1. "Star Spangled Issue."

Graphics and Photographs

"Emi Gre", Privat-Leben einer Rationonskarte, p. 12.
James Baldwin, Rendezvous with Life: An Interview with Countee Cullen, p. 19.
James Baldwin, Aunt Tina, p. 22.
James Baldwin, Sonnet, p. 32.
James Baldwin, Black Girl Shouting, p. 32.
Franklin Plotkin, I Lived Through A Blackout, p. 24.
James Baldwin, The Dream, p. 40.
O'Neill Carrington, In a Harlem Cabaret, p. 47.
O'Neill Carrington, Sorrow, p. 47.
James Baldwin, Loose Stone Rolling, p. 47.
Leonard Wender, The Air Raid, p. 53.




The Magpie Sings the Great Depression

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