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Group of 85 b&w Photos from Detroit's annual "Back to School" celebration for the years 1955, 1957-1962, 1964-1965 and 1967 and showing the various activities like the Teen Queen contest, Cinderella Luncheon, fashion show, Little Ladies' Day.

Central Business District Assn., Detroit 1955, 1957-1962 Majority are 8 x 10, a few are smaller, various photographers. Light wear, creasing, a few small tears, removal marks, a few clipped corners, notes and names on the reverse. Comes with four Cinderella Luncheon invitations/tickets from 1959, 1961, 1962 and 1964. Also included, from 1963, newsapaper clippings and an advertisement for the event. This ad lists some of the events: "Lunch with Cinderella in a Fairytale setting . . . at the Sheraton Cadillac Hotel;" "Little Ladies' Day . . . Watch the little girls in their costumes depicting Mother coming Downtown;" "Kiddies Fashion Show. . . Six Back-to-School outfits will be given away as door prizes" and "Miss Detroit Teen Queen Contest Finals." Photos of the entertainment (clowns, cowboys); "Cinderella" trying on the "glass" slipper, modelling, lunch etc. There are 71 dated photo including six duplicates and 12 undated photos including two duplicates for a grand total of 85 photos. Sold as a lot only.


Book Id: 98-5263

Price: $95.00

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