Overton Hygienic MFG Co., est. 1898

Museum Artifact: Overton’s High Brown Face Powder, 1944

Made By: The Overton-Hygienic Manufacturing Company, 3621 S. State Street, Chicago, IL [Bronzeville]

Research is underway on this one and a full write-up will be coming soon.

The Made In Chicago Museum is thankful to have several Overton cosmetics currently on loan to us from our friends at the Makeup Museum: www.makeupmuseum.org

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