Black Enterprise, Volume 3, No.1

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Published by
Earl G. Graves Publishing Co., Inc., American, founded 1969
Subject of
Black Enterprise, American, founded 1970
ink on paper (fiber product) with metal
H x W x D: 11 × 8 1/4 × 1/4 in. (27.9 × 21 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 × 16 × 1/4 in. (27.9 × 40.6 × 0.6 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
An issue of Black Enterprise magazine, June 1973, Volume 3, No. 11. The front cover is gray with black type at the top that reads: [June/1973 / BLACK / ENTERPRISE]. Red type, underneath the magazine’s name, reads: [THE NATION'S 100 TOP BLACK BUSINESSES]. The middle of the cover displays a color illustration of a three men's face with various colors of green lines attaching them together, on a yellow graph paper background. The corners of the image are curved. There is a black ink stamp, stamped diagonally across the title that reads: [CANCELLED]. In the top right corner there is another black ink stamp that reads: [GLENVILLE BRANCH]. A white sticker, with black type, is positioned vertically in the bottom left corner. The stamp reads: [CLEVE660PAA BE 221 / 296311 OO 1 JUN 7306 / CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY / GLENVILLE BRANCH H41 / 660 PARKWOOD DR / CLEVELAND OH 44108].The interior pages, 142 in total, are off-white paper with black type. The pages contain both black-and-white and color images and drawings. The content of the magazine covers economic articles, a letter from President Richard Nixon, and advertisements. The back cover is an advertisement for KOOL Filter Kings cigarettes, and has a color image of a man with a cigarette in his proper left hand with a lake and trees in the background, and super imposed over his stomach. Black text at the top reads: [TIRED OF HOT TASTE?] and white text in the middle of the image reads: [COME ALL THE WAY UP TO KOOL. / AMERICA'S #1 SELLING MENTHOL.].
African American
Mass media
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Black Enterprise Magazine. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture

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