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Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer
"Film, television and stage actress and dancer Paula Kelly. Perhaps best known these days for her role in The Women of Brewster Place in 1989 with Oprah Winfrey and Lonette McKee, the versatile Kelly’s wide-ranging career spans from film (“Sweet Charity” with Shirley MacLaine in 1969) to television and Broadway (Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies with Gregory Hines, and Phyllis Hyman."
Black History Month - African American Designer Anne Cole Lowe - Blackbride.com
ANNE COLE LOWE (1898—1981), African American designer, best known for designing Jacqueline Kennedy’s wedding dress. Anne never repeated a design, every dress was an original. There were 50 yards of silk taffeta, with a very full circular skirt tucked and pleated (Lowe’s specialty). The dress Anne Lowe designed for Jacqueline Kennedy is the most photographed wedding dress in history. The dress is housed in the Kennedy Library in Boston and was shown to the world September 12, 1953.