Letter to Lucille Brown from Annie Malone Pope-Turnbo

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Written by
Malone, Annie, American, 1869 - 1957
Received by
Brown, Lucille, American, 1892 - 1960
Subject of
Poro College, American, 1918 - 1950s
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 15/16 x 8 7/16 in. (27.8 x 21.4 cm)
Type
letters (correspondence)
Place printed
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
March 25, 1915
Description
This letter is from Mrs. Annie Malone Pope-Turnbo to Mrs. Elder Brown with hair care instructions. The letter, off white with black ink, is typed on "Poro" College letterhead. In the upper left and right corners are small rectangles of text. Upper left reads "Scientific and Sanitary Treat-/ ment of the Scalp and Hair, / effecting a Healthy Scalp and/ thus promoting a growth of/Luxuriant Hair." The upper right reads “INSTRUCTIONS TAUGHT/ Manicuring and Electrical/ Scalp Treatment. / Prompt attention to all Orders." Between the two rectangles are the words "Instructions Taught." Below these words is the letterhead that reads ""PORO" COLLEGE/ MRS. A. M. POPE-TURNBO/ Proprietress/ 3100 PINE STREET/ ST. LOUIS, MO." The letter is hand signed at the bottom right corner.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Beauty salons (Beauty shops)
Beauty schools
Business
Correspondence
Cosmetics
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.170.1
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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