Magazine, "Jet," for July 1960

Summary

Five years after her courageous action, Rosa Parks had fallen on hard times. Editors of this July 14, 1960 issue of Jet reminded its readers about this heroic woman and informed them about her current plight. During the Civil Rights era, Jet was a popular African American weekly magazine which covered news about black politicians, entertainers, civil rights figures and average citizens.

Five years after her courageous action, Rosa Parks had fallen on hard times. Editors of this July 14, 1960 issue of Jet reminded its readers about this heroic woman and informed them about her current plight. During the Civil Rights era, Jet was a popular African American weekly magazine which covered news about black politicians, entertainers, civil rights figures and average citizens.

Artifact

Magazine (Periodical)

Date Made

14 July 1960

Subject Date

1960

Collection Title

Periodical Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2005.81.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 5.75 in

Width: 4.125 in

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