An edition of Playbill Magazine for the production of "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf". The cover has a white background with yellow box at top; the illustration below depicts an African American woman wearing a yellow kerchief on her head and a yellow top. Behind the woman is a white tile wall with rainbow-colored writing reading [For/Colored/Girls/who have/Considered/Suicide/When/The/Rain-bow/is/Enuf]. Black type in yellow box at top reads, [PLAYBILL/THE BOOTH THEATRE] White sticker with image of a red elephant and [50¢] on back on back, handwritten [1977/B].
A June 1945 Playbill for the play Memphis Bound!, performed at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway. The cover is off-white and features a sepia-toned photograph of two (2) men in elaborate British naval uniform costumes. Avon Long is depicted on the left and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson on the right. Brown text underneath the image reads [THE PLAYBILL / REGISTERED IN U.S. PATENT OFFICE / FOR THE BELASCO THEATRE]. The magazine is twenty-four (24) pages with illustrations. Laura Cathrell is listed as one of the [Dancing Girls] on page eleven (11). An advertisement for Chesterfield cigarettes is on the back cover. The magazine is twenty-four (24) pages with black-and-white and sepia photographs and illustrations.
A copy of Newsweek magazine from the week of August 3, 1970. [Newsweek] appears in bold red letters across the top of the magazine. The cover story appears in black, blue, and yellow type on the right edge of the magazine [The / Black / Mayors / How Are / They Doing? / Newark's / Kenneth Gibson]. The cover features a photograph of Kenneth Gibson standing outdoors in a suit and tie, positioned just to the left of the text.
The cover article appears on pages 16-22. In addition to Kenneth Gibson, the article also features Mayors Carl Stokes of Cleveland, Ohio, Richard Hatcher of Gary, Indiana, and Walter E. Washington of Washington D.C. The article discusses a number of black politicians holding local office, including Richard Austin of Detroit and Maynard Jackson, Jr. of Atlanta. There is also a section dedicated to the court case involving Newark mayor Hugh J. Addonizio, Gibson's predecessor. The article was written by Assoc. Editor David M. Alpern with assistance from other staff.