Millions of Images From Ebony and Jet Magazines Will Soon Be Accessible to All

peter.suber's bookmarks 2022-08-05


"Ownership of the Johnson Publishing Company Archive, which includes the photographic archives of Ebony and Jet magazines, has been formally transferred jointly to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and the Getty Research Institute. Sold for $30 million in 2019, academics, archivists, and artists were reassured to learn that the vast trove would pass into the hands of institutions committed to preserving and facilitating public access to it after extended anxiety that it would be won at auction by private collectors...."


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08/05/2022, 12:29

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08/05/2022, 08:29