Text Book of the Madam C. J. Walker Schools of Beauty Culture

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Published by
Walker, Madam C.J. Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1906
Owned by
Walker, Madam C.J., American, 1867 - 1919
Medium
cardboard and cloth, ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 5/8 in. (23.5 x 16 x 1.6 cm)
Type
books
Place printed
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Place collected
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1940
Description
This hardback text book has a blue cloth cover with white lettering that reads "TEXT BOOK / OF THE / MADAM C. J. WALKER SCHOOLS / OF / BEAUTY CULTURE / The Mme. C. J. Walker Manufacturing Co., Inc." Text at the top of the spine reads "TEXT BOOK / OF / BEAUTY/ CULTURE." This copy is a Third Edition copyrighted 1940 and published by The Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Co., Inc. It contains semi-glossy white pages with black text, graphics, and photographs demonstrating beauty treatments.
Topic
African American
Beauty schools
Business
Education
United States--Social life and customs
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of A'Lelia Bundles / Madam Walker Family Archives
Object number
2013.153.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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