The Combination magazine collection includes 21 issues of
The Combination magazine published between 1964-1978. The magazine includes photographs, short articles, and local advertisements on African
American social organizations, entertainment, sports and fashion events in Northern California.
The Combination (1963-1978?) was an African American magazine published monthly in Oakland, California by editor and publisher Brackeen McCarty,
owner of the Bay Area Printing Company. The magazine featured photographs and short articles on African American social organizations,
entertainment, local politics and advertisements of African American-owned businesses such as Jenkin’s Bar-B-Q, Ray’s Club,
and local barbershops.
1 linear foot
Permission to publish from The Combination magazine collection must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library
No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.