Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1949 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
HAS MOST PERFECT FIGURE IN WORLD AND
SHE'S ONLY SIX YEARS OLD
Artists rave over her! They de
clare she has the most perfect figure
in the world for a girl who is only
six years old.
Already she is famous from coast
to coast and her pretty, winsome face
is in millions of homes the country
You see, one of Dorothy Neighbor's
(that's her name) first jobs as a
model was to pose for a famous soap
advertisement , She has also entered
a host of homes as "the little girl on
the breakfast food packages."
But now she has a new distinction
she's the youngest fashion model in
America. She is in constant demand
all the large cities where style
shows are held to "show off' the lat
est styles for little girls.
Dorothy first began posing for
artists in Detroit, where she was
born. But soon artists in New York
and other cities were demanding her
Services. Her face and form became
familiar all over the country on cal
endars and advertisements of all
kinds, and photographers found her a
favorite subject. Photographic stud
ies of her have won prizes in various
parts of the country.
She has been on the stage, too, for
she appeared in "The Blue Bird" two'
Her.ifigure perfect Dorothy Neighbors, the six-year-old model who. is
acclaimed-by artists the country over. She first became famous as "the-,,
little so'ap.girI," but now-isa, professional model and the youngest in thef