Earl G. Graves Publishing Co., Inc., American, founded 1969
ink on paper (fiber product) with metal
H x W x D: 10 7/8 × 8 1/8 × 1/4 in. (27.6 × 20.6 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 10 7/8 × 16 1/4 × 1/4 in. (27.6 × 41.3 × 0.6 cm)
An issue of Black Enterprise magazine, February 1987, Volume 17, No. 7. The front cover header in white type reads: [BLACK / ENTERPRISE]. The top right corner has additional text that reads, in white type: [FEBRUARY 1987 $1.95] and in a gold banner in black type: [ANNUAL CAREERS & / OPPORTUNITIES ISSUE]. Underneath the header there is a color image of a man in a suit standing in front of building with columns. Down the left side, in yellow and white type, reads: [GAINING THE / PROFESSIONAL / EDGE], [The Money Merchants: / Hot Careers In / Banking & Finance], and [Salary Roundup: / Who Earns What]. White type in the bottom right corner identifies the man on the cover and reads: [Milton Irvin, a director / at Salomon Brothers Inc.]. There is a white mailing address sticker with black type, which is partially blacked out, positioned upside down in the bottom left corner. The interior pages, 168 in total, are off-white paper with black type, and both black-and-white and color images and drawings. The contents of the magazine include economic articles, an article featuring women in the work place, and advertisements. The back cover is an advertisement for Benson & Hedges cigarettes. The advertisement has a white background with black type in the top right corner that reads: [For people who like to smoke… / BENSON & HEDGES / because quality matters.]. The top left corner has a small image and the center of the advertisement has a large image. The images both show a man wearing a shirt and tie and a woman wearing pajamas, smoking cigarettes while eating and reading the newspaper. In the bottom right corner of the larger image there is a Surgeon General’s warning.
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture