A Beauty Book Written by Stars of Stage and Screen

Chicago: Golden Brown Chemical Co., n.d.[1920s??]. Single sheet folded to form and 8-panel brochure. 18cm. Later vertical and horizontal folds. Issued to promoted the sale of a variety of "Madame Mamie Hightower's Golden Brown" beauty products aimed at the African American women. The Golden Brown Chemical Co. had been set up by Hessig-Ellis, a white owned company which wanted to pass off these products as being made by an African American company; Madame Mamie Hightower was a fictional creation based on the wife of a janitorial employee at Golden Brown Chemical Co. Very Good. Item #87652

Price: $40.00