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Breck Girls Collection, ca. 1936-1995

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Creator:
Breck Company
American Cyanamid Company
Artist:
Doyle, Thomas J. III 1933-
Sheldon, Charles
Williams, Ralph William
Donor:
Dial Corporation
Subject:
Hamill, Joan
Tiegs, Cheryl
Shields, Brooke
Basinger, Kim
Gray, Erin
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. : 13 boxes, plus 188 drawings
Type:
Pastels (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Business records
Advertisements
Photographs
Date:
1936
1995
ca 1936-1995
20th century
1950-2000
Summary:
188 pieces of original advertising art (mostly pastel drawings), and photographs, correspondence, and business records, documenting the development and evolution of the Breck Girls advertising campaign. Original advertising art includes portraits of famous models, such as Cheryl Tiegs, Brooke Shields, Kim Basinger, and Erin Gray. Artists represented include Charles Sheldon, Thomas Doyle and Ralph William Williams. The 2006 addendum consists of approximately one sixth of one cubic foot of papers relating to Cynthia Brown's selection as a Breck Girl, 1988 and her induction into the Breck Hall of Fame.
Cite as:
Breck Girls Collection, ca. 1936-1995, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Hair--Shampooing
Advertising
Beauty contestants
Shampoos--Advertising
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
Beauty culture
Local number:
1998.3607 (NMAH Acc.)
2006.3080 (NMAH Acc.)
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