Jet Magazine, volume 1, number 7, featuring a black and white image of singer Sarah Vaughan, against a green background. Only her face and shoulders are visible. Vaughan is wearing a light colored strapless top with sequined flowers. She is facing forward with her proper right shoulder slightly back. Just above Vaughan’s proper right shoulder is the model’s credit with a caption in white ink, that reads [SARAH VAUGHAN: / She rates as No. 1 / among girl singers] and the associated cover line above that reads [TEN / BEST / GIRL /SINGERS] in white type. The top third of the front cover is the mast head in white text, [JET / THE WEEKLY NEGRO NEWS MAGAZINE], on the left side and the date line, price and publisher [Dec. 13, 1951 / A JOHNSON PUBLICATION / 15c], on the right. On the right, top third of the cover is the cover line [NEGROS WITH / WHITE SLAVES]. On the left, bottom third of the cover is the cover line, [WAR AGAIN AT / WILBERFORCE]. The back cover features a full length, black and white image of Jurema Sampaio, wearing a leaf bikini and white beads. The image has a caption that reads [MOVIE STAR IN BRAZIL / Stunning Jurema Sampaio, a Brazilian girl of mixed / Negro, Indian and Portuguese blood, is one of the bright- / est stars in the growing movie industry of the biggest / South American country. She is morena or mixed type / considered ideal of beauty in Brazil (See “Entertain- / ment”).]. This magazine issue is sixty-six (66) pages.
Jet Magazine, volume 3, number 24, featuring a large black and white image of model Sylvia Fitt, against a blue and white background. Fitt is wearing a long-sleeved turtle-neck shirt. She is facing the camera in three-quarters profile with her proper left side facing forward. The top third of the front cover is the masthead in a white field with blue text with the magazine title, [JET], partially cut off by Fitt's image on the left half. On the right half of the masthead is additional blue text with the dateline and price, [APR. 23, 1953 / 15c / A JOHNSON PUBLICATION], and the coverline [FAMOUS NEGRO / GAMBLERS] below. On the left, center side of the front cover is the main coverline [WHAT MAKES / A GOOD MODEL?] is written in white text. On the right side of front cover, above Fitt’s proper left shoulder, is the model credit, [SYLVIA FITT: / New York housewife / is most-photographed / Negro model in U. S.] in white text. The back cover features a black-and-white advertisement for Joe Louis bourbon. The magazine has sixty-six (66) pages.