Edition of Tuesday at Home Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 7. The cover has black printed text at the top and graphics below. The text reads [NATIONAL / EDITION Tuesday / at Home] with [OCTOBER 1971 · ISSUED MONTHLY] in the upper right corner. A list of topics discussed in the magazine is below this [MIDDLE INCOME BLACK FAMILIES, / ARE THEY MIDDLE CLASS? / NIKKI GIOVANNI / SPINS A SOFT BLACK SONG / FOR CHILDREN]. The front cover has an image of architect Lee Hilary’s restored townhouse in Chicago. The image shows Hilary seated on a white couch in the center of the room. He is holding an open binder. The space has a red rug in the center over a stone floor with a few pieces of furniture in the room. There is a variety of artwork, including sculpture and paintings, around the lower half of the room below the high ceiling. Text in the lower right corner reads [Architect’s Renovated Townhouse: A Triumph…A Home/PAGE 11]. There are various articles and advertisements in the issue. The back cover has a Kool cigarettes advertisement. The magazine has twenty-eight (28) pages.
A first edition, first printing of “Black Feeling, Black Talk" by Nikki Giovanni. The book has a olive paper binding held together using two metal staples at spine. The title of the book has been printed in black text, [BLACK FEELING / BLACK TALK], across the middle of the front cover. The name author is printed in black text on the bottom right. The interior of the front cover includes the copyright information, a notation that the book was [Privately Printed], and the following dedication: [This book is dedicated to Mommy, Daddy, Gary, Peppi, / and Calvin (if Gary hasn’t / changed her mind)]. The introduction was written by Barbara Crosby. The back cover is blank. The interior pages are off-white with black text and contains eighteen (18) poems and essays. The book has nineteen (19) pages which includes text that runs onto the interior back cover. Inscribed in pencil on the introduction page.
This poster is an advertisement for a lectures series. It is made up of densely-spaced decorative script in letters of black and off-white. In the center is a black rectangle filled with off-white text that reads "Anatomy of / the Black Aesthetic; / an Examination." Surrounding the center black rectangle is black text on an off-white background. Across the top text reads "Lee Cultural Center/ 440 Haverford Ave." Down the sides of the black rectangle is text that reads "Presents/ A Lecture Series." Across the bottom the text reads "Friday, April 18. 8:00PM / Nikki Giovanni - Poet+Critic / Friday, April 25. 8:00PM / Julian Mayfield - of the film "Uptight"/ Admission Free /w Ticket. BA-29041."
This is a broadside with the poem "Ego Tripping" signed by the author. Shaped as a long narrow rectangle, the broadside has the title in large letters along the left margin. At the base of the title is an image of the author. Wearing dark clothing, and shown in profile, she crouches with her elbows on her knees and turns her head towards the viewer. Across the top margin are four small images of four different women. Running down the length of the broadside is the poem's text. At the bottom of the text is the author's signature, done by hand in pen.
This is a broadside with reprints of two poems, hand signed by the author. Consisting of a long rectangular piece of cardboard with reddish brown text, it shows an image of a desk microphone at the center top margin. Next to the microphone are the words "the/ Spoken/ Word." Below the image are the words "Presented by The Camberly Collection/ January 24, 2003/ The Academy of Medicine/ Atlanta, Georgia." The two poems are presented down the center of the broadside. It is hand signed "Nikki Giovanni" in black ink at the last line of the bottom poem. Underneath the signature is the edition number, handwritten in black ink "205/400."