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Jet Vol. VIII No. 21

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Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, founded 1942
Subject of:
Emmett Till, American, 1941 - 1955
Nancy Holloway, American, born 1932
Father Divine, American, ca. 1876 - 1965
ink on paper
H x W x D (Closed): 5 15/16 × 4 3/16 × 1/8 in. (15.1 × 10.6 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 5 15/16 × 8 3/8 × 1/8 in. (15.1 × 21.3 × 0.3 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
September 29, 1955
An issue of Jet magazine from September 29, 1955. The cover features a photo of Nancy Holloway surrounded by orange and black print. The interior contains an article about the Emmett Till investigation on pages 8-10. The article is titled "Where is the Third Man in Till Lynching?"
African American
Hate crimes
Mass media
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number:
© 1955 Johnson Publishing Company. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture