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African American Fashion Show Programs, Los Angeles, 1954-1955

Lot of 2.

Event program, "The Royal Prince's Social and Charity Club Presents 'Fashionating Rhythm' Revue of '54." Approx. 6 x 9 in., 8pp. Los Angeles, California. September 26, 1954. Staple-bound with original paper boards. Event described as "An Extravaganza Featuring Stars of the Entertainment and Fashion World" with a mission to raise funds for the Exceptional Children's Opportunity School, an institution dedicated to providing assistance to children "who because of their low mental IQ are excluded from public schools and from the hearts of people."

Event program, "Rubye's Les Grandes Collections and Fashion Extravaganza." Approx. 8.5 x 11 in., 8pp. Los Angeles, California. November 27, 1955. Staple-bound with original paper boards. Program provides lengthy list of acknowledgments for thanks, awards, stage and setting, and models, as well as participants in a fashion show featuring Ruybe Garrett's collection of clothing for daytime, dining, and dancing. 

Both programs include advertising much of which is targeted to the Black community and/or highlighting Black-owned businesses. 

Condition:

Mild scuffing and a few soil spots to both, otherwise overall good.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$156
12/03/2020

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