BUILDING THE BLACK PRESS.
THE LIVES AND AFTERLIVES OF BLACK MEDIA BUILDNGS
ONE PHOTO AT A TIME
THE COLORED AMERICAN BUILDING, 1902
magazine, February 1902
WINSTON-SALEM CHRONICLE MURAL, 2018
A mural on the side of the Winston-Salem Chronicle building, 2018
Breawycker / Wikimedia
MAIN NEWSROOM OF THE CHICAGO DEFENDER, 2000
The main newsroom of the Chicago Defender, July 2000
AP Photos / Ted S. Warren
COLORED AMERICAN SHIPPING ROOM, 1902
"A Corner of the Shipping Room of the Colored American"
EBONY/JET TERRACE, 2019.
Roof terrace at the renovated EBONY/JET Building at 820 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
Photos by Darris Lee Harris, courtesy of 3L Real Estate
JOE LOUIS AT THE PITTSBURGH COURIER, 1946.
Joe Louis practicing golf putting at the
Teenie Harris / Carnegie Museum of Art
BALTIMORE AFRO-AMERICAN, DATE UNKNOWN.
Goss Press at the former home of the
N. Eutaw Street (date unknown).
Historic Americans Building Survey,Library of Congress
OUTSIDE THE PITTSBURGH COURIER, 1958.
Leroy Randall and newspaperboy John McHenry standing in front of
Teene Harris / Carnegie Museum of Art
WASHINGTON AFRO-AMERICAN, 1940s.
building, c.1940s. Unknown
PITTSBURGH COURIER CHICAGO OFFICE, 1941.
office in Chicago, Illinois, 1941. Library of Congress
NEW YORK AMSTERDAM NEWS,2018.
Elderly couple walk by the
building at 2340
Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, New York. Jag9889.
PITTSBURGH COURIER GROUP PORTRAIT, 1948.
Charles "Teenie" Harris / Carnegie Museum of Art
SLEEPING ROUGH AT THE ATLANTA WORLD, 2014.
John, sleeping at
Atlanta Daily World
, February 16, 2014. Basui
KWAME NKRUMAH AND JOHN JOHNSON, 1961.
Kwame Nkrumah and John H. Johnson in the publisher's office at
1820 South Michigan Avenue, 1961. Johnson Publishing Company
JOHN H. JOHNSON OPEN CASKET, 2005.
John H. Johnson open casket memorial in the lobby of 820 South Michigan Avenue, October 2005.
Johnson Publishing Company
DICK GREGORY OUTSIDE THE CHICAGO DEFENDER, 1975.
Dick Gregory outside the
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