Mix Pictorial Magazine vol. 1 no. 3

Image for Mix Pictorial Magazine vol. 1 no. 3
Published by
Mix Publishing Company, American
Edited by
Little, Morris G.
Chaney, Arthur
Photograph by
Davenport, Oscar P. Jr.
Subject of
Fitzgerald, Ella, American, 1917 - 1996
NAACP Youth Council, American, founded 1936
Jeter-Pillars Orchestra, American, founded 1933
Medium
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (Closed): 11 × 8 5/8 × 1/8 in. (28 × 21.9 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 × 17 1/4 × 1/16 in. (28 × 43.8 × 0.2 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 1939
Description
Mix Pictorial Magazine, vol. 1 no. 3, featuring three (3) black-and-white photographs on the front cover. The top fourth of the front cover is the masthead. The masthead is in a black field with the magazine title in white text that reads, [MIX], on the left in a stylized font, and [Pictorial Magazine] on the right. Just below is the magazine’s subtitle, [Voice of the Nation's Mixologist], printed in black text over a narrow white stripe above two (2) black lines. Below is a white field with the main cover line, [The Winners! / (SEE CENTER PAGES)] printed in black ink and the magazine date and price, [October] and [15¢] printed in white in a black rectangular illustration featuring a dog and a pumpkin. To the left and below the cover line are three (3) black-and-white photographs printed in two (2) black circles and a square. In the top left corner is a circular shaped photograph of a woman holding a trophy and flowers. Three (3) men and a woman standing next to the woman with the flowers. Below, on the left, is a square shaped photograph of two (2) men and two (2) women standing closely together. Below, to the right, is a circular shaped photograph of a woman holding a trophy and flowers. To her right are two (2) women. Along the bottom edge is a narrow black field with white text that reads, [Theatrical Society Radio Sport] with star symbols in front of each word. Along the right edge of the front cover of the magazine is a handwritten inscription in black ink that reads, [To my future / Laura / Richard / Hughes]. The back cover also features three (3) black-and-white photographs printed in two (2) circles and a square. In the top left corner is a circular shaped photograph of six (6) men. Below is a caption title that reads, [MAKING DANCE PLANS]. In the top right corner is a square shaped photograph of men and women seated at a long table. Below is a caption title that reads, [“TAKING ON A FEED”]. In the bottom left corner is a circular shaped photograph of a man and a woman embracing. Above is a caption title that reads, [NOTED “PRO’ IN TOWN]. The bottom right corner features an advertisement for Hyde Park beer. The interior pages features black-and-white text, photographs, and illustrations. This magazine issue is twenty-five (25) pages including the interior page of the back cover.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Business
Entertainers
Fashion
Journalism
Mass media
Musicians
Nightlife
Recreation
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.273
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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