Jet Magazine, volume 27, number 3 from October 22, 1964. The front cover features a black and white image of New York Senatorial candidate, Robert F. Kennedy, set against a red background. Kennedy is depicted in the left foreground of the image standing above, and facing, a large crowd of people. Kennedy’s hands are outstretched in front of him and he is clasping the hands of two people in the crowd below. The crowd of people in the right foreground have hands extended towards Kennedy. A row of policemen stand between Kennedy and the crowd. A caption printed in white text, right of center, at the bottom of the image reads, [The Kennedy touch / is magic in Harlem]. The associated cover line, running along the bottom of the cover in a red banner, is printed in white type that reads, [ROBERT KENNEDY BATTLES FOR NEGRO VOTE]. The top third of the front cover is the mast head in white text [JET] on the left side, and the date line, printed below in black text that reads, [Oct. 22. 1964]. The magazine price is printed in the top left corner in white text in a black circle, [20c]. To the right of the masthead, is the cover line, [HOW MOVIE STARS / AID FIGHT FOR / FAIR HOUSING] written in black text in a small white field. The interior pages are white with black and red text, black-and-white photographs, and illustrations. The magazine’s cover article about Kennedy’s candidacy for a New York Senate seat is titled, “Robert Kennedy Battles For Negro Vote.” The back cover features an advertisement for Old Hickory Bourbon. This magazine issue is sixty-six (66) pages.
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.
Ebony magazine, Volume LX, Number 12. This edition honors the life of John H. Johnson, the founder of Johnson Publishing Company, publisher of Ebony magazine. The front cover features a photographic portrait of Johnson. Johnson stands with his forearms resting on the back of an orange-red upholstered chair, looking at the camera. He is wearing a blue-gray suit, white shirt, and a red patterned tie. His hands are clasped in front of him and a gold cuff link can be seen on his proper left sleeve. Johnson stands in front of a blurry brown background. Behind his head, in the upper left corner, the publication mast head, a red partially obscured banner, outlined in white with white block lettering that reads: [EBONY] with the letters [NY] completely obscured. Over Johnson's chest, in the center of the front cover, is the main cover line in white text that reads [Celebrating / The Life / And Legacy Of / John H. Johnson / 1918-2005]. In the lower left corner is a white rectangle with a barcode. Below the rectangle is the publication website in white text [www.ebony.com]. In the lower right corner, in dark yellow text, is the publication date and price: [OCTOBER 2005 / USA $3.50 / CANADA $4.99]. Below the price is the publisher information [A JOHNSON PUBLICATION]. The back cover of the magazine features a full length Chevrolet advertisement for the Cobalt SS. The advertisement features three images: a red landscape with a blue road in the top left corner, the silver colored [SS] car emblem in the top right corner, and the car against a blue background on the bottom. There are 217 (two hundred and seventeen) interior pages with color and black-and-white images.
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.