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.
Breck Girls Collection, ca. 1936-1995, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
1998.3607 (NMAH Acc.)
2006.3080 (NMAH Acc.)
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Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves