Souvenir booklet about Poro College Company

Created by
Poro College, American, 1918 - 1950s
Subject of
Malone, Annie, American, 1869 - 1957
Owned by
Brown, Lucille, American, 1892 - 1960
Date
1920-1927
Medium
ink on paper with cardboard and cord
Dimensions
6 1/4 x 9 7/16 x 1/4 in. (15.9 x 24 x 0.6 cm)
Description
This is a souvenir booklet about the Poro College Company with thirty seven pages including photographs and illustrations. Bound with textured dark green cardboard covers, it is fastened together with a thin cord. The cover features an embossed graphic of a stylized architectural frieze with a central oculus featuring the name of the college "PORO." The frieze features scalloped leaves and floral additions. The frieze is lined with inverted triangles above a line of dark green. On the right of the frieze is a beaded chain extending down the front of the cover. Below the frieze is the title of the booklet "SOUVENIR/ OF/ PORO COLLEGE/ ST. LOUIS]. There is a white substance spattered slightly over the front cover.
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Place used
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
brochures
Topic
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
2011.170.18
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
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