The advertisement uses playing cards to promote Walker Products. A woman is seated at a dressing table displaying Walker cosmetics. In the lower right corner of the ad is a free offer for instructions on how to make a pin curl.
Seated in the front row left to right: Dr. Marjorie Stewart Joyner, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, and Robert Lee Brokenburr. The graduates are wearing caps and gowns. They are holding their diplomas and some have bouquets of flowers.
Alumni & alumnae; Graduation ceremonies; Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955; Brokenburr, Robert Lee, 1886-1974; Women's education; Madam C.J. Walker College of Beauty Culture
Seated in the front row is Violet Reynolds. Standing on the left is Marie Overstreet, and second from the right is A'Lelia Mae Perry Bundles. The African men are probably from Ghana. They were invovled in the company's 60th anniversary gala.
The graduates are wearing caps and gowns. Seated in the center of the front row is Mrs. C.K. (Jessie) Robinson, one of Madam Walker's first agents and principal of the Walker School in St. Louis. Her name is in the display window.
Beauty shops; Cosmetics industry; Women's education; Alumni & alumnae; School principals; Madam C.J. Walker College of Beauty Culture
A desk is against the wall near a window. Office equipment is on small tables near it. A wooden railing encloses part of the room where a safe is set against the wall. The image is taken from a glass plate that has scratches on the right side.
The group is posed at the entrance to the four story brick building. From left to right: George Knox, publisher of the Indianapolis Freeman; Madam Walker; behind her F.B. Ransom, attorney for the Walker Company; next to Madam is Walker Booker T....
Building dedications; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915; Walker, C.J., Madam, 1867-1919; Young Men's Christian associations; Young Men's Christian Association (Indianapolis, Ind.) Colored Men's Branch; Rites & ceremonies
Students and faculty are posed at the entrance of the building. The sign reads: The Mme. C.J. Walker Beauty College The Most Complete Course in Commercial Cosmetology, Most Beautiful-Modernly Equipped School in the Entire Southwest Region, Phone...
Cosmetics industry; Students; Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company; Graduation ceremonies; Women's education; Madam C.J. Walker College of Beauty Culture
In 1915, Madam C. J. Walker brought a discrimination suit against the Central Amusement Company in Indianapolis for charging her more than the regular admission fee to enter the Isis Theatre. In 1927 the Walker Theatre (now the Madame Walker...
Law & legal affairs; Discrimination; Theaters; Civil rights
The certificate states that Ransom is representing the National Association of Colored People at the 86th session of the Indiana State Legislature. His subject matters were: education, civil rights, employoment labor, public welfare, and child...
Lobbyists; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Politics & government; Activists; Civil rights
The program contains the minutes of the first national convention of Walker hair culturists and the program for the 17th convention. The convention was held August 21-24, 1960, in Indianapolis, with the convention headquarters being the Walker...