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Group of African American women at an event for contestants for the 1954 Miss Rheingold Contest. The annual Miss Rheingold contest, held from 1941 to 1964, was a popular publicity campaign for the Brooklyn, New York, based brewery.

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Title
Group of African American women at an event for contestants for the 1954 Miss Rheingold Contest. The annual Miss Rheingold contest, held from 1941 to 1964, was a popular publicity campaign for the Brooklyn, New York, based brewery.
Collection

Beauty culture.

Beauty contestants

Dates / Origin
Date Created: [193-]-[198-]
Date Created: 1954
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Beauty culture
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Beauty Culture
Topics
Beauty culture -- United States
Beauty contests--United States
African American women
Genres
Photographs
Publicity photographs
Notes
Content: Collection contains work by Dummett, Cecil Layne, Nichols and Austin Hansen, among others.
Content: Some photographs bear photographer's or photography studio's handstamp on verso; some items bear handwritten or typwritten captions on verso. Some items bear cropping marks. One item is a composite photograph bearing three images.
Content: Collection depicts African Americans in barber shops and beauty salons and also shows beauticians, beauty products and beauty contestants.
Physical Description
Photographs
Extent: 21 x 26 cm ; black and white
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16315058
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG05-F11356
Barcode: 33433076187743
Photo Order: 52488
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6d16f100-997d-0131-f800-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1954: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Group of African American women at an event for contestants for the 1954 Miss Rheingold Contest. The annual Miss Rheingold contest, held from 1941 to 1964, was a popular publicity campaign for the Brooklyn, New York, based brewery." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1954. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/84cbff90-a7ca-0131-6533-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Group of African American women at an event for contestants for the 1954 Miss Rheingold Contest. The annual Miss Rheingold contest, held from 1941 to 1964, was a popular publicity campaign for the Brooklyn, New York, based brewery." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/84cbff90-a7ca-0131-6533-58d385a7b928

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1954). Group of African American women at an event for contestants for the 1954 Miss Rheingold Contest. The annual Miss Rheingold contest, held from 1941 to 1964, was a popular publicity campaign for the Brooklyn, New York, based brewery. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/84cbff90-a7ca-0131-6533-58d385a7b928

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Group of African American women at an event for contestants for the 1954 Miss Rheingold Contest. The annual Miss Rheingold contest, held from 1941 to 1964, was a popular publicity campaign for the Brooklyn, New York, based brewery.