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Fourteen newspaper and magazine clippings from the walls of Mae's Millinery Shop

Catalog Data

Created by:
The Philadelphia Inquirer, American, founded 1829  Search this
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
C. Delores Tucker, American, 1927 - 2005  Search this
Essence Magazine, American, founded 1970  Search this
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (1): 6 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. (16.5 x 18.1 cm)
H x W (2): 11 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (29.2 x 13.3 cm)
H x W (3): 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (26 x 16.5 cm)
H x W (4): 6 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. (17.1 x 21.6 cm)
H x W (5): 5 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (14.6 x 17.1 cm)
H x W (6): 9 3/4 x 8 in. (24.8 x 20.3 cm)
H x W (7): 5 x 6 in. (12.7 x 15.2 cm)
H x W (8): 9 5/8 x 8 in. (24.4 x 20.3 cm)
H x W (9): 10 7/8 x 8 in. (27.6 x 20.3 cm)
H x W (10): 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (16.5 x 21.6 cm)
H x W (11): 11 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (29.8 x 16.5 cm)
H x W (12): 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (26 x 19.1 cm)
H x W (13): 9 1/2 x 5 in. (24.1 x 12.7 cm)
H x W (14): 9 x 6 1/4 in. (22.9 x 15.9 cm)
Type:
clippings
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980-1990
Description:
Fourteen clipping from magazines and newspapers that were hung on the walls of Mae's Millinery Shop. The clippings vary in size and age but all feature hats in some way. [1] is a newspaper clipping of C. Delores Tucker and Rosa Parks, likely taken in the mid-1980s, [2] is a newspaper clipping of a dress advertisement, [3] is a newspaper clipping of an article about the Color of the 50s, [4] is a clipping of a mechanical print of three hat styles on medium weight machine made paper, [5] is a newspaper clipping featuring a color photograph of a woman wearing a turban style hat, [6] is a magazine cut out featuring color photographs of models wearing dresses on both front and back, [7] is a newspaper clipping of a photo of two women, Alfreda and Cocabean from a production of the play "All Roads Lead Home" by Ed Shockley, [8] is a magazine cutting from the fall of 1985 featuring a woman is a broad rimmed red hat, [9] is a magazine page featuring color photographs of women wearing hats on front and back, [10] is a clipping of a mechanical print of three hat styles on medium weight machine made paper, [11] is a newspaper clipping from the Philadelphia Inquirer, March 17, 1983 featuring a millinery advertisement, [12] is a cutout from Essence magazine and features an advertisement with a woman in a leopard print hat, scarf and purse, [13] is an H&K cutout, commercial print on glossy paper, and [14] is a cutout of a woman in a fur trimmed black hat, commercial print on glossy paper.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.5.1-.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© Philadelphia Inquirer
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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