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African-American Cosmetic and Food Label Collection

Creator:
Wright, Helena, 1946-  Search this
Names:
Famous Products Co.  Search this
Lucky Man Co.  Search this
Madam Jones Co.  Search this
Val-Mor Co.  Search this
Extent:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Labels
Date:
1934-1946
Scope and Contents:
Fifty-three personal care and food labels from four Chicago area African-American businesses: Famous Products Company, Madam Jones Company, Lucky Man Company, and Val-Mor Products Company.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
This collection contains African American cosmetic and food labels, 1934-1946, designed to appeal to the African-American consumer market.
Provenance:
Helena Wright, Gift, 11/23/1993.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Packaging  Search this
Cosmetics industry  Search this
African American business enterprises -- 1930-1960  Search this
Genre/Form:
Labels
Citation:
African-American Cosmetic and Food Label Collection, 1934-1946, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0480
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0480
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