Madame CJ Walker Hair Advertisement - 1920 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr

Madame C. Madame C. Walker develops a range of hair-care products for black hair. She popularizes the press-and-curl style. Some criticize her for encouraging black women to look white.

Madam C.J. Walker's beauty ad

blackhistoryalbum: “BEAUTY & SUCCESS VINTAGE AD (BY MADAM CJ WALKER) Madame C. Walker, African American entrepreneur and philanthropist, regarded as the first female self made millionaire in America. She made her fortune by developing and.

Nearly 100 years ago, Madam CJ Walker, America’s first female self-made millionaire, built a beautiful mansion in Irvington, New York. Villa Lewaro is a 34-room Italianate manse in a neighbor…

Nearly 100 years ago, Madam CJ Walker, America’s first female self-made millionaire, built a beautiful mansion in Irvington, New York. Villa Lewaro is a Italianate manse in a neighbor…

“I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations….I have built my own factory on my own ground.”                    Madam Walker, National Negro Business League Convention, July 1912

On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. Walker (Lisa Drew Books (Paperback)) by [Bundles, A'Lelia]Excellent book!

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Sarah Breedlove started the Madam CJ Walker Hair Culturists Union of America , one of the first national meetings for businesswomen ever held.

She Didn’t Invent The Hotcomb: Fun Facts You May Not Have Known About Madam CJ Walker

Madam CJ Walker early ad showing the effect of her "Wonderful Hair Grower," an ointment that healed scalp disease (Madam Walker Family Archives)

Hot #Comb Invention, Patented by Madam CJ Walker

The Hot Comb Madam CJ Walker Invention, Say No to Chemical Hair Perms

The Hot Comb an African American Invention: Madam CJ Walker History - Black People Say No to Chemical Hair Perms

Sephora is exclusively releasing the Madam CJ Walker Hair Care line just in time for Women's History Month. Her family is part of the amazing launch. #beauty #haircare

Beauty Corner: Madame CJ Walker Hair Care Exclusively at Sephora - A Rain of Thought

Madam CJ Walker | Official Madam C. J. Walker Biography

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