Most of the materials published by the NBPB were periodicals, Sunday School materials, and quarterlies.
Always a vanguard of the publishing world, by 1906, the NBPB was the largest black publishing company in America.
Because the board received almost no funding from the NBC, Boyd stated that he regularly used revenues from the NBPB to fund home mission work.
Members of the "old convention" in Texas also claimed that Boyd was using his office as secretary of home missions to promote his publishing enterprises at the expense of missions by having the missionaries serve as colporteurs for NBPB literature.
The animosity between Boyd's supporters and those who wanted to see the NBPB under control of the NBC came to a head at the convention's 1915 annual meeting in Chicago.
Boyd devoted the remainder of his life to building the NBPB and the NBC, Unincorporated.
Because the Globe purchased its paper from the NBPB, located its offices in the NBPB building, and used NBPB printers, Boyd's detractors accused him of using the NBPB to further his other business endeavors and enrich himself.
Once again, Boyd's detractors believed he was using the NBPB to line his own pockets.
43) The dolls were housed and shipped from the NBPB buildings, and again, Boyd drew the ire of his naysayers.
While serving the NBPB and promoting civil rights, Boyd wrote fourteen books, the most influential of which were Baptist Catechism and Doctrine (1899), National Baptist Pastor's Guide (1900), National Jubilee Melody Songbook (n.