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Johnson Publishing Company, American, 1942 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Willie Howard Mays Jr., American, born 1931  Search this
Hank Aaron, American, 1934 - 2021  Search this
Richard Anthony Allen, American, born 1942  Search this
Robert Gibson, American, born 1935  Search this
Billy Leo Williams, American, born 1938  Search this
Chicago White Sox, American, founded 1901  Search this
St. Louis Cardinals, American, founded 1881  Search this
Atlanta Braves, American, founded 1871  Search this
New York Mets, American, founded 1962  Search this
Chicago Cubs, American, founded 1876  Search this
paper, ink, metal
H x W: 7 7/16 × 5 1/8 × 1/8 in. (18.9 × 13 × 0.3 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
April 19, 1973
Two copies of Jet Magazine, Volume XLIV, Number 4. The front covers are bright green with the title in the upper left corner. The title is slightly obscured by a circle-shaped photographic portrait of Dick Allen which overlaps the bottoms of the "e" and the "t" of [JET]. Above the title in much smaller black text is the date of publication, cost and publishing information: [April 19, 1973/35¢ A Johnson Publication]. To the immediate right of the magazine's title are two lines of bolded, capitalized white text: [BASEBALL UNDERWAY FOR/RECORD-BREAKING SEASON]. Five circle cutouts of photographic portraits dominate the bottom 75% of the cover; Hank Aaron's portrait is foregrounded in the center and covering small portions of the two portraits above (Dick Allen, Willie Mays) and below (Bob Gibson, Billy Williams) Aaron’s. The men's respective names appear in small black text as captions at the bottom (Dick Allen, Willie Mays), top (Bob Gibson, Billy Williams), and right (Hank Aaron) of their portraits.
2013.108.4.1 has an inscription on the front cover of the date [4/16/73]. There is also an inscription on the interior table of contents with the same date.
2013.108.4.2 has an address label on the front cover.
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
© 1973 Johnson Publishing Company, Inc
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National Museum of African American History and Culture