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
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product) with metal
Dimensions
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)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Date
1973
Description
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.].
Topic
African American
Business
Mass media
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.76.15
Restrictions & Rights
© Black Enterprise Magazine. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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