The Youngest Teenager

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Published by
Mercury Records, American, founded 1945
Recorded by
Mabley, Moms, American, 1897 - 1975
Medium
vinyl and ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 x 12 5/16 in. (31.3 x 31.3 cm)
H x W (disc): 12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
Type
long-playing records
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1969
Description
A twelve-inch 33 1/3 rpm LP recording of the album "The Youngest Teenager" by Moms Mabley. Mabley is wearing a blue and white floral dress with blue plaid stockings, a blue cardigan and a blue hat. Her hands are on her hips and a speech bubble says [what / generation / gap?]. Her reflection in the mirror also has her hands on her hips but the blue floral dress has changed into a skirt and crop top. The crop top is exposing her chest. Her reflection is wearing tall white boots and the same blue hat. The title [moms mabley / the youngest teenager] is printed in yellow and blue letters at the top right corner of the album cover.
Topic
Comedy
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Savanna Vaughn and C. Warfield Clark, M.D.
Object number
2011.173.54ab
Restrictions & Rights
All original material originated and copyrighted by Moms Mabley and Eddie Parton. Permission required for use.

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