Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society Easter Parade, Rice Institute
The Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society (EBLS) was founded in 1914 and named in honor of the second Mrs. William Marsh Rice. It was an active organization until the mid 1980s.
The Program for the 1940 Elizabeth Baldwin Literary Society Easter Parade, held on February 29, 1940. The cover, illustrated in green, depicts a female in a plaid dress, seated on the ground. The following pages include, in order, an advertisement for Everitt-Buelow, ‘distinctive feminine fashions, with their address in downtown Houston, an invitation to the leap year fashion show, sponsored by the Junior League, a page of advertisements for The Gables candy store, the Rice Boulevard Food Market, and John Sullivan and his Orchestra dance band, The Knit Shop, and The Vogue, followed by a page of advertisements for Campus Cleaners, and J.J. Sweeney Jewelry Company at the top, and a listing of the Society’s officers, further advertisements for the University Beauty Shop and the South End Pharmacy, followed by another page of advertisements for Krupp & Tuffly shoe store, Hebert’s Beauty Salon and Barber Shop, the Southampton Pharmacy, Houston Print Service, Murphy’s Beauty and Barber Shop, and the Hi-Hat, and a final page of advertisements for South Main Chevrolet, a list of the models in the fashion show and an ad for Christie’s restaurant. Original resource is a color program.
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