The Press: Barbara's Beautification

Crying "Make the Most of Yourself!" last May, Street & Smith's young women's magazine Mademoiselle began a series of articles on beauty and charm. One of its most interested readers was a 21-year-old Boston nurse named Barbara E. Phillips, who wanted to go on the stage. Miss Phillips, who considered herself a very plain girl, was sufficiently impressed to sit down at her typewriter, compose a long, yearning letter to the magazine. To Mademoiselle's editors Barbara Phillips announced that, though she also read Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and the Atlantic Monthly, and could identify...

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