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Johnson Publishing Opens Photo Archives For Sale

In another example of a print company diversifying in a bid for more dollars, Johnson Publishing Co., which publishes African-American-targeted Ebony and Jet magazines, will be selling copies of 2,000 photos from its private archives to the public. In the past such photos were only available for licensing to businesses. Among the selections: a shot of Sammy Davis Jr. backstage; Martin Luther King Jr. "reading a copy of the International Herald Tribune in Oslo before an event at which he received the Nobel Peace Prize," writes Lynne Marek.

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