Monday, January 25, 2010

Flickr: Walter Reed fashion show, ca. 1956

WRAMC DPW 09-4934-1, originally uploaded by otisarchives1.

From photo caption:
[From letter:] Fashion Show at Walter Reed. May 11, 1956. TV singer, Denise Lor, will be a featured guest at the "Cabana Fashion Show" for patients and personnel of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, that will be held in the Formal Gardens of the Center May 16 at 2:00 P.M. At the Show some of the outstanding fashion models in the Washington Area will present the season's latest beach and vacation wear for women, while members of the Walter Reed staff will model the men' summer wear. A combo from the U.S. Army Band will furnish musical entertainment for the show; Miss Pat Mayfield, Washington fashion coordinator, will be commentator. The entire production is under the direction of Miss Estelle Druskin. Apparel for the show will be furnished by local clothing shops. [Portraits.] [Scene.] [Walter Reed General Hospital (Washington, D.C.). Walter Reed Army Medical Center. WRAMC.] Folder 54 : Main Section, Personnel and Events, Personnel. Credit: Walter Reed Army Medical Center Garrison Directorate of Public Works Archive

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