Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American NewspapersMain MenuIntroductionAfrican-American Newspapers & Everyday Black HistoryProject Motivation, Methodology, and Scholarly ContributionWomen in African-American NewspapersBlack History 365Popular PostsMatthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a
January 17, 1953
1media/CD 1-17-53.jpg2017-01-16T09:52:00+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3851plain2017-01-16T09:52:00+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn January 17, 1953, the Chicago Defender featured pictures from a debutante ball hosted by the Royal Coterie of Snakes, one of Chicago's all-male social organizations. The caption of the photo of the young women read: "A big moment in the lives of eleven young Chicagoans of the elite set came when they made their bow before top South Side society in the beautiful Parkway ballroom. Dazzling in gowns of traditional white, the lovely lassies won the hearts of the crowd with their demureness and charm."
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