Vintage 1970’s Essence Magazine Issues (Please select)


These are well-kept issues of Essence Magazine that date back to the 1970’s, all with very little wear and tear. Check photos for address labels on covers and for other imperfections. 

Please select your desired issue from the drop-down menu.

About: Essence Magazine began publishing in 1970, two years after its founders started Essence Communications, the umbrella company. Essence is  known as the premiere lifestyle, fashion and beauty magazine for African American women. Fun fact: Gordon Parks served as its editorial director during the first three years of circulation.

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