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Ruth Byrns and Jean McLaren Manhattan Turn-Style periodical

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0050

Content Description

This collection contains nineteen privately printed pages using a mimeograph type process, addressed to women readers. The feature is authored by two women in Sunnyside, Queens and covers "fashions, theatre, shop windows... all of the kaleidoscope that is New York, seen through women's eyes and written for women to read." The authors write much about fashion, particularly with regards to the seasonal styles worn by glamorous women promenading on New York's avenues.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased 13 December 2018.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Dates

  • 1939

Creator

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)