SOURCE: The North Star
Containing more than 4 million photographs, the collection will be distributed among a number of cultural institutions, including the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Getty Research Institute.
SOURCE: NY Times
The vast photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines has been sold to a group of four major foundations with a promise that it will be available to the public.
SOURCE: Perspectives on History
by Alison Miller
The archive’s unquestionable historical value means there’s more than money at stake in the process of finding a new home for it.
SOURCE: Wall Street Journal
A company controlled by the couple says the archives are at risk after the recent bankruptcy of the magazines’ former publisher.
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