Instruction manual for manicuring and facial massage with envelope

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Created by
Poro College, American, 1918 - 1950s
Subject of
Brown, Lucille, American, 1892 - 1960
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (2011.170.10.1 - Manual): 11 1/16 x 8 1/2 in. (28.1 x 21.6 cm)
H x W (2011.170.10.2 - Envelope): 4 1/8 x 8 5/8 in. (10.5 x 21.9 cm)
Type
pamphlets
Place used
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
December 9, 1919
Description
This is a pamphlet produced by the Poro Company explaining manicuring and facial massage. The cover of the pamphlet features the title on the cover "MANICURING/ &/ FACIAL MASSAGE." In the lower third of the cover in the center is the company and location "PORO COLLEGE CO./ ST. LOUIS, MO." The pamphlet is fastened at the top with three brads. On the left side are three holes. The pamphlet includes information on how to perform manicures, give facial massages, and the procedures and instruments required. The envelope has the return address in the upper right corner in black "Return [illegible] Days to/ "PORO" COLLEGE/ AT "PORO" CORNER/ ST. LOUIS, MO." The receiving address is in the lower half, centered "Mrs. Lucile Brown, / 3015 Adams St., / City." In the upper right corner is a red two cent stamp as well as a cancellation stamp from St. Louis. The stamp shows a profile view of George Washington framed in an oval surrounded by laurel leaves. At the top and bottom is text that reads "U.S. POSTAGE/ 2 CENTS 2." The cancellation stamp reads "ST. LOUIS/ DEC 10/1919/11/30/PM/6/MO." At the top of the front in the center are the initials "MB."
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic
African American
Beauty salons (Beauty shops)
Beauty schools
Business
Cosmetics
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.170.10
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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