People, Jul. 3, 1939

Harlem's "400,'' dressed fit to kill, sashayed into Harlem's Renaissance Ballroom to acclaim its No. 1 debutante, lissome, chicory-colored. 18-year-old Wezlynn Margaret Develle Tildon. Swathed in demure Victorian mousseline de soie, Debutante Tildon stood in a receiving line beside her mother, who drawled: "There has never been a daughter in our immediate family who was not properly presented to society."

Off to her villa in Cannes for a rest from the fatigue of lecturing, writing and putting on other people's parties, self-made, avoirdupoised Socialite Elsa Maxwell sniffed: "I never go to night clubs....

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