Harlem Community Art Center; Jackman

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Harlem Community Art Center; Jackman - 2nd Annual feeaux Arts Community Art Center...
2nd Annual feeaux Arts Community Art Center Committee at Savoy Continuing its efforts to raise funds for a permanent community art center in Harlem, arrangements have been completed for the Sec ond Annual Beaux Arts Ball, by the Citizen's Sponsoring Committee of the Community Art Center, to be held at the Savoy Ballroom, on the evening of March 13th. This year, in the interest of national defense, the proceeds of the dance will be shared with the Harlem Center of Active Service Men and with the Allied War Relief. Many stars of the theatre, screen and radio will be on hand to do their bit for a worthy cause, one of whom will be Avon Long of the current Broadway hit, "Porgy and Bess." Last year the Committee award - ed two prizes for the most authentic and outstanding costumes. First prize was a round - trip to the West Indies of $$75 00, won by Phil Thomas. Second prize, a painting by one of the Center students was awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Jay Clifford. This year, in keeping with the present war emergency, it has been decided to give a $50 Defense Bond to the 1st prize winner and a Ball To Be Gven By $25 Bond to the second winner, Prizes will be judged first on the most authentic costume, and sec ond on the one most unique and outstanding. Last year's dance was one of the most popular affairs in Harlem, Judging by the public response to date, this year's Ball promises to be one Harlem will long remem ber. Members of the Citizen's Spon soring Committee are: Mollie Lew is Moon, chairman; Sara WrittDun ston, treasurer; Regina Andrews, Garnet Atkins, Bessye Bearden, Gwendolyn Bennett, Edith Bosfield, Clarice Brooks,. Bill Chase, Alta Douglass, Beryl G. Edelen, Alber - tine Edmondson, Ruth Ellington, Helen Harden, Bruce Howard, Cora Lee Midge, Harold Jackman, Ivy Jackman, Fannie Keene, Lulu King, Altonel Matthews, Louise McDonald, Henrietta Lovelace Mc - Lane, Fannie Melville, Viola Miller, Mae Neely, Billye Oliver, Ray Olley, Gladys Otley, Fred Perry, OUie Porter Jerome Rhea, Eva Sharpe McCleary Stinnette, Gladys Stoner, Bertine Tildon, Barbara Watson and Violet Watson.

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  1. The New York Age,
  2. 14 Feb 1942, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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