Johnson Publishing Company Clipping Files Collection

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Title:Johnson Publishing Company clipping files collection

Founded in 1942 by African American businessman John H. Johnson, the Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. published Ebony and Jet magazines, as well as other publications. This collection contains newspapers clippings, press releases, and more used as research for the various publications. The collection includes newspaper clippings on various prominent African American women, such Daisy Bates, Mary McLeod Bethune, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dorothy Height, Mary Church Terrell, Sojourner Truth, Diane Nash, Rosa Parks, and Pauli Murray. It also contains newspaper clippings and press releases on various African American organizations, such as the League of Women Voters, the National Council of Negro Women, and the National Women’s Committee for Civil Rights.

Types:newspaper clippings | archival materials | correspondence | brochures | booklets | articles | black-and-white photographs | reports | conference proceedings | newsletters | Text
Subjects:African American civil rights workers | African American women | African American women social reformers | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Politics and government | Suffrage | African American press | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | United States, 39.76, -98.5 | United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, 41.85003, -87.65005 | United States, New York, 40.7127281, -74.0060152 | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7642499, -73.954525 | United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, 34.7465, -92.2896 | United States, Michigan, Wayne County, Detroit, 42.331427, -83.0457538 | United States, Arkansas, 34.75037, -92.50044 | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075
Institution:Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
Contributors:Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
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