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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

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Camille Morgan

on 20 July 2014

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Inspiring Beauty
50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Mid-Century America
The Setting
Ebony Fashion Fair show at the Lorain Palace Civic Center in Ohio, 2007
Stephen Burrows
Vivienne Westwood
Marc Bohan for Christian Dior
Fausto Sarli
Tilmann Grawe
Alexander McQueen for Givenchy
Paco Rabanne
Black Style
Eunice Walker Johnson
Johnson Publishing Company
Ebony Fashion Fair
A Changing Marketplace
Eunice Johnson with Yves Saint Laurent in 1973
The Action
Mark Elias/Associated Press
John H. Johnson, president of the Johnson Publishing Company, at the Chicago office with his daughter, Linda Johnson Rice, in 1992. Today Linda is chairman of the company.
First Issue of Ebony published: November 1, 1945

Eunice Johnson attends the Pauline Trigère show in 1971
Eunice and Karl Lagerfeld, 1975
Fashion Fair Cosmetics launched in 1973
De jure vs. De facto Segregation
Debutante Ball, Harlem
The Great Migration - 1916 - 1970
Jacob Lawrence,
The Migration of the Negro (Series)
, 1940-1941
Django Unchained Makeover
Google search for 1950's Beauty
Eunice Johnson, 1970
Entrance to exhibit at Chicago History Museum
John H. Johnson
First Skyscraper owned by an African American
Inspiring Beauty: Exhibit Stats
Joy Bivins, Curator
The Legacy
Opens Thursday, February 5, 2015
Closes Sunday, May 3, 2015

Let's Discuss!

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