Johnson Publishing Company

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Raymond Thomas, Tesa Anewishki, Rockland Page, Tina Turner
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Lloyd and Laurnetta
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Laurnetta
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Doris Davenport and Chris Harris
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Margena and Clarence
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Laurnetta and Norman
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Doris Davenport, Diane Hill and ?
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Norman Davis, ? Laurnetta and Lance
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Lloyd and Sylvester
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? and Trudy Moore
Lloyd and Lydia
Charles Whitaker and Dawn Steele
Sherry, Antoinette and Annette

Sheila, Tracey, Mary, Sylvia and Lolly

Sheila, Chris

Berea and Sherry
Annette and Laurnetta
Lexie Roberts (l)
Peter Hunt, Margena Christian, Clarence Waldron, Charles Whitaker and Chris Benson(far r)
Sharming (r)

Tom and Mary

Annette and Peggy

Joyce, Rema and Tracey

Antoinette and Edna

Joyce, Margena and Clarence

Lexie Roberts, Sherry, Edna and Antoinette
Annette, Lloyd and Edna
Sherry, Antoinette, Edna and Tom

Dawn, Edna and Shirley

Mary and Brandi
Tom Jamison

Peter, ?, Erika and Mary

Lydia and ?

James, Sharming, Brandi, Berea and Jeanine

Dawn and Sheila
James, Sharming, Brandi and Berea
Raymond and Laurnetta
Chris Harris and Twyla Jenkins
Chelsea, James and Raymond
Erika and
Walter Levy and Daryl Denard

Brandi, Tracey, Chelsea and Sheila

Daryl and Darlene Denard

Clarence and Raymond Thomas
Shirley and son
Erika and Lance
Sherry and Raymond
Clarence, Joyce and Candace
Shella and Peter
Chelsea, Sherry, Raymond (in back) and James

Clarence and Elyse

Michelle and Sheila
Tracey, Sylvester and Sheila
Chelsea and Sherry
Ute Janson, Raymond Thomas, Herbert Temple, Lewis Lee and Lloyd Redwing. Just before I started at JPC
Clarence and Brandi
Clarence and Joyce
Peggy and Gladys
Diane (l) and Twyla Jenkins
Laurnetta and Brandi
Clarence and Erika
820 S Michigan Ave.
JPC headquarters in Chicago
Balcony
9th floor
Fifth floor
Balcony with view of Lake Michigan and North

Ebony Taste kitchen

10th floor
820 Ebony/Jet
820 Ebony/Jet
820 Ebony/Jet
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Sherry and Sylvester

Sylvia and Sonya

Laurnetta, Edna, Vandell and Lloyd, seated

Erika, Lenora

Vandell and Helena

Erika and Sherry

James in front, then left, Lenora, Brandi, Chelsea, Shante, LaToya, LaTrina
Norman and Dawn
Vandell and Chris
John and Walter
Ava and Lynn
Tracey and Vandell
Ozzie and Elyse
June
Joan and Lance
Helena talking to Joan
Lance and Walter
Angie and Laurnetta
Lloyd, Laurnetta and June
Tracey and Lloyd
Lloyd and Lydia
Angie and James
Lloyd and Ron
Lance and Laurnetta
Laurnetta, Diane and Dawn
Ava and Laurnetta
Lollie and Shelia
Lydia
Mrs. Hunter
Clarence
Margena
Lollie
Edith
Lydia
Ozzie and Elyse
Ron Childs

Sylvester, Shelia, Tracey, Helena

Tracey and Ava

Ozzie, Ava, Lance and Walter

Ava and Mrs. Hunter

Raymond and Malcolm
Marita, Margaret, Chelsea and LaTrina
LaTrina and Marita
Chelsea and Peter
LaTrina, Aiesha, Tina and Marita
Margena and Marita
LaTrina, Joan and Marita
Lance Clarke and Debra
Chris, Edna and Marita
Joyce, LaTrina and Marita
top image (l-r) Laurnetta Martin, Nikkita Foston, Clarence Waldron, Edna Coleman, Lloyd Redwing; lower image: Margena Christian, LaTrina, Marita, Lynn Norment,…
Sheila, Sylvester and Tracey
Tracey, Lavette and Sherry
Adrienne, Helena, Lynn, Vandell, Charlotte and Angie
JPC Reunion 2012

JPC Reunion 2012

JPC Reunion 2012
JPC Reunion 2012
Grady

JPC Reunion 2012

JPC Reunion 2012

JPC Reunion 2012

Walter, Margena, Diane and Elyse

JPC Reunion 2012
Charles and Katara
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Laurnetta and Walter

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Sylvester, Margena and Chris

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Vandell, Nicole and James

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Vandell, Sylvia and Clarence

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JPC Reunion 2012
Chris, Vandell and Raymond

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JPC Reunion 2012

Elyse, Laurnetta, Trudy, Sylvia, Tammy, Lydia and Dawn

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JPC Reunion 2012

James, Charles, Sylvia, Chris and Lewis

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JPC Reunion 2012

Clarence Waldron and Annette Harmon

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JPC Reunion 2012

Diane, Mrs. Hunter, Trudy, Sylvia, June and Annette

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Tom Jamison

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Mrs. Hunter, Sylvia, June and Annette

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JPC Reunion 2012

Eric, Sheila, Tracey and Sylvester

Raymond and Lerone Bennett
Angie, Chelsea, Adrienne, LaTrina, Shante
Raymond Thomas' portrait of Mr J
Rema, El, Terry and Janine at JPC, Dec. 2010

Cathy, Benny, Ron Isley, Eric and Jason

Annette and Chelsea Stallings
Margaret White
Veronica and Clarence
Laurnetta and Thomas
Joyce and Clarence
JPC Reunion at the Savoy Grill
Katy and Laurnetta
Crystal Montgomery and Debra White
Sylvia Peebles and Annette
Lance Clarke and Annette Harmon
Clarence, Laurnetta and Lloyd Redwing
Annette Harmon and Cheryl
Raymond Thomas and Vanell Cobb
Dudley Brooks and Debra
Treka Owens and Doris
Katy
Peter
Chelsea and Joan
Ericy Haynes
J. Lance Clarke
Angie and Vicky
Brian McKnight, Cathy Reedy, Vivica Fox and Jonathan Slocumb
Clarence Waldron, Nicole White (former Miss DC USA), Fred Watkins and Celebrity Chef Huda, 2010
BB King, Lucille and Margena. Photo by Dudley Brooks

Clarence with Brandy in L.A.

Nijole Yutkowitz
Nijole S. Yutkowitz, Vice President and Group Advertising Director for EBONY and JET Magazines_By Vandell Cobb
MIRA LOWE
MIRA LOWE, ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR, EBONY AND JET MAGAZINES_BY VANDELL COBB
MELODY K. HOFFMAN
MELODY K. HOFFMAN, ASSOCIATE EDITOR, JET MAGAZINE_BY VANDELL COBB
Angie, ? Beryl, Sherry, Elder Phil Tarver, Sheila and LaVette
Antoinette, Sylvia, Elder Phil Tarver, Mary, Edna
Edith Poyer
Edith Poyer, Fashion Fair Cosmetics Director Of Product Development
Rema and Penny

DeShawn in plaid shirt, Virgie in front in the hat, Angie Hono, Common, Joyce (center front), Chris Harlan to the right of Common and then Diane and barely Fred.

Chelsea, Terrell, Jordyn, Al and Trina
Corrine, Robert and Sharming
Edna and Lynette
Crystal
Chris
Benny and Fred
Edna, Berrea, Brandi, James and Sharming
Raymond and Jeanine
Edna and a great chicken wing!
Edna
Shirley and Ingrid
Clarence and Charlotte
Diane and Jocelyn
Benny and James
DeShawn and Antointette
Ingrid and Charlotte
Dudley, Margena, Terry and Raymond
Terry and Debra
Ingrid in background and Wendy
Corrine, Thomas, Raymond, Brandi
6th floor entrance
6th floor
6th floor
6th floor
6th floor
View from 10th floor
View from 10th floor
10th floor tree
10th floor tree
10th floor tree
Cafeteria, JPC
This was before the party! Chris and Sylvester
Antoinette
Christmas Tree in lobby of Johnson Publishing Company, Chicago
Christmas Tree in lobby of JPC, Chicago, 2009
Christmas Tree in lobby of JPC, Chicago, 2009
Trees in Great Hall of Union Station, Chicago, 2009

Trees in Great Hall of Union Station, Chicago, 2009

Candi Meriweather, Melody Hoffman, Lewis Lee, Clarence Waldron and Cathy Reedy standing. Mira Lowe, seated.

Margena and Mario
Margena and Clarence
Entrance to JPC at 820 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

Sheila and her husband, left, Treka and Helena

Aretha Franklin and Clarence Waldron at Aretha's birthday celebration.
Marita Hudson and LaTrina Blair
Kevon Edmonds and Clarence
Margena and Common
Michael Dyson and Margena
Sonya (r)
SYLVESTER MONROE
SYLVESTER MONROE, SENIOR EDITOR, EBONY MAGAZINE_BY VANDELL COBB
Tiera, with DeShawn and Jason in background
Ingrid, Lewis and Melody
Michelle, DeShawn, Rock, Eric
Raymond and Chris
Nicole and Scrutch
Laurnetta, Doris, Helena, Debra and Eric
Lewis

Laurnetta, Ingrid, Rockland, Me and Lewis, Corrine, James and Raymond

James
Ingrid
Helena, Debra and Ann
Edna and Shirley
Doris, Helena and Eric
Clarence and Ingrid
Brenda and Ken
June Rhinehart
Corrine
Corrine, Sylvester and Dudley
Lloyd
Lloyd
LYNN NORMENT
LYNN NORMENT, MANAGING EDITOR, EBONY MAGAZINE_BY VANDELL COBB
Eric, Cathy and Chris share birthdays
Fantasia and Candace
Ingrid, Brandi, Candace and Me
Blair Underwood

BACKSTAGE WITH SEN. BARACK OBAMA AND WIFE MICHELLE AT JPC_ BY VANDELL COBB

Blair Underwood

Cathy at Mr. Johnson's wake.

Malcolm West
Me and Laurnetta
Brandi, Candace, (forgot who girl in the middle is) Lewis Lee and Rock Page.
Smokey Robinison and me
Art Department Raymond, Linda, Rock, me, Brandi, Sylvia (Jet), Candace and in front, Lewis and Ingrid.
Gerald Scrutchions "Scrutch"

Art Department 2004

Art Department, a message to Mr. Temple
Blair Underwood and Candace Lewis at JPC
Lena Horne and Clarence Waldron
Raymond and Mr. J
On my 10th anniversary, Mr J and me

Lerone Bennett, Jr.

Lerone Bennett, Jr., speaking at DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago, IL._1 _By Vandell Cobb

Cathy and Chris Tucker
Nicole, Dobie and Margena
Kelly Starling, Basil, and Nicole Walker
Kelly, Clarence, Veronica and Basil
Basil Phillips, Ginny Tibbs and Mr. Johnson
Mr. J and Bev
Clarence with one of my all time favorites, Johnny Mathis
Katara and Basil, 2000
Cathy and Hosea Sanders (ABC)
Basil and LaDoris
Margena, Dobie and Veronica
Ute and Lewis
Patrice, Linda Johnson Rice, LaDoris, Chris and June. Lisa, center
Margaret White
Veronica Clemons, Margena Christian, Katara Washington Nicole Walker, Ingrid Larkin and Kelly Starling in back
Ingrid and Basil
Christmas Party, Lewis, me, Gail, Raymond

Me and Mr. J

Cathy and Ute
Cathy and Peggy
Cathy on 2nd floor
Cathy and Ingrid
Clarence Waldron, Kelly Starling and Basil Phillips
LL Cool J, Katara, Margena
Lewis Lee

Angie, Raymond, Linda, Mr. Temple, Cathy, Lewis, Ute and Ingrid

Cathy Reedy, Karen Blackwell, Herbert Temple, Gloria Bennett, Lerone Bennett, Treka Owens Basil Phillips, Bill Reedy. Seated, Ute Jansen, Walter Leavy and Elyse Leavy

Ingrid Larson, Basil Phillips and Trevious
Cathy and Malcolm

Basil and Ingrid

Basil, Zondra, Nikkita, Ingrid and Clarence, Vicky in front

Lloyd Redwing and Cathy in the art department on 2nd floor
Brenda Turner
Cathy on 2nd floor
Ms Beverly Coppage, Vicky Wilson, Basil Phillips, Walter Levy, James Mitchell (standing), Hans Massaqui, Lerone Bennett, Jr., Lynn Norment, Kevin Chappell,…
Mrs. Eunice Johnson, Mr. John H. Johnson and Linda Johnson Rice at 50th anniversary celebration of Ebony.
Cathy on 2nd floor

Linda, Raymond, Cathy, Berry Gordy, Felicia and Lewis

Len Coleman and Cathy
Lance, Lisa, Chris, Joan, June, Patrice and LaDoris Foster, seated
Lloyd Redwing, Lewis Lee, Raymond Thomas, Ute Jansen, Herbert Temple, Cathy Reedy
LaDoris Foster
Mr. Temple, seated, l to r, Lloyd, Cathy, Lewis, Ute and Raymond

Simeon Booker, John H Johnson, George Bush Sr., Robert Johnson

Digital Resources, CN&W building, where I worked before JPC

Charlotte in the Ebony kitchen

JPC Art Dept. right before I started in 1993. Ute Jansen, Raymond Thomas, Herb Temple, Lewis Lee and Lloyd Redwing
Willie, Ron and Trenette
Ron Childs, Lydia Davis Eady, Michael Jordan, LaDoris Foster and Shelia Jenkins
Basil and Laurnetta
Charla Draper
Basil and Laurnetta on right