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UNC Student Publications in the North Carolina Collection

Humor Exhibit -- 1846 - 1985

Tar Baby (1919-1921)

These two items come from the first issue of the Tar Baby , October 18, 1919. This issue and others are available in the North Carolina Collection under the call number: C378 UQt



Tar Baby. vol. 1-4. October 1919 - December 1921. Irregular.

Described as "a combined humorous and pictorial magazine," the Tar Baby continues the efforts of the 1911/1912 school year. Short jokes and cartoons make up the bulk of the magazine. Several contributions are attributed to humor magazines from other universities. Thomas Wolfe appears as a member of the advisory board for the first few issues.