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Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, 1942 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Emmett Till, American, 1941 - 1955  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 4 1/8 in. (15.2 x 10.5 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 23, 1964
Description:
The July 23, 1964 issue of Jet magazine with a cover story on violence in Mississippi that recounts the murder of Emmett Till. The cover features a white political map of the state of Mississippi set against a black background. There is a bright red splatter resembling blood at the center with black text reading [SPECIAL / REPORT / MISSISSIPPI]. At top left is the [JET] title in red and at center left is white text reading [EXCLUSIVE: / Shocking / Pictures / Startling / Stories / Brutal / Expose]. The story on Mississippi is found on pages 6-10. The back cover of the issue has a black and white advertisement for salesmen for [MASON SHOE MFG. CO.] in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number:
2011.17.20
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jet Media Group LLC
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c5127762-44b5-4140-9645-a812fa4611d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.17.20