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Direct Sales Cosmetics Companies

Object Details
Collection Inventor
Wise, Brownie Humphrey, 1913-1991
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Brownie Wise Papers
circa 1958-1969, undated
Archival Repository
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
NMAH.AC.0509, Series 4
Archival materials
Collection Citation
Brownie Wise Papers, 1938-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Collection Rights
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Scope and Contents
Series 4: Direct Sales Cosmetics Companies, circa 1958-1969. Wise's business activities in the late 1950s and early 1960s as a co-founder and consultant in direct selling cosmetics enterprises also are well documented. Companies include Cinderella (1958-59), and Vivian Woodard (1960-62), Carissa (1963), Aloe Vera (1966-68), Trivera (1967-68), and Sovera (1967-69). Organized files include sales handbooks and dealer/distributor literature written by Wise, correspondence, reports and recommendations for clients, samples of advertising and marketing materials, and sales force newsletters.
Collection Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
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