Essence Magazine 1946
Essence Magazine, published by Essence Publications, Inc  
A project of the Harlem Writers Workshop
J. Bernard Knighten, Editor
H. Roderick Scott, James Baird and
Luana Knighten, Staff
Not affiliated with Essence Communications Inc and the
contemporary magazine Essence
Articles in this issue of Essence are authored by:
Alex Haley, Joseph Eaton, Helen Sonnie, Ivy Doyle, Glady's P. Graham,
Red Davis, Nettie Williams, and Skotye
Team of Essence Magazine 1946
(l-r) J Bernard, Jimmy Baird,
Joe Eaton, and Skotye
"And this is Skotye - He is sitting across from
me a little hungup & definitely underfed - but
he has been in many shows - "Carmen
Jones" being the latest.  Belongs to the Pearl
Dance group & also Katherine Dunbar Dance
- he is a wonderful photographer too - well
just can't say enough grand things about
him.  All of these were taken in  the Essence
office.   Love, Luana"
Love Letters" Play and the non-fiction work "Luana's Dreams" were part of
this dynamic but financial broke publishing team.  Read more about their
coming of age story in either of those publications.