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
July 27, 1939
12016-07-22T14:27:48+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3855plain2016-07-22T15:32:55+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn July 27, 1939, the Los Angeles Sentinel's front page announced that Rubye Pollard-Reid was opening a dress shop. "Pollard-Reid owns and operate the famous Flo-Ru-Mal Dress Shoppe with beauty salon in Dallas, Tex, which is nationally reknown [sic] for its distinctive women's wear, is equipping the building at 5505 Central avenue for a similar business which will be without exaggeration the finest of its kind ever to be operated on Central avenue." The Sentinel featured several advertisements for Pollard-Reid's "Avenue Shoppe" in 1939 and 1940. (Click to view article PDF).
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