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[Photograph 2012.201.B0395.0236]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Perle Mesta, the Oklahoman who has delighted Washington with her parties for more than five decades, is returning home to Oklahoma City."
Date: February 1, 1970
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0395.0238]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Dressed in a black and white organdy duster over a matching dress, Mrs. Perle Mesta arrives at the administration building auditorium to deliver the commencement address at Oklahoma College for women."
Date: May 28, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0395.0228]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Mrs. Perle Mesta, Oklahoma's "special ambassador" to Washington, D. C. and party-giver to the world, was back home Saturday for a four-day visit."
Date: January 31, 1970
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0395.0229]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Call Me Madam" It was the hit musical on Broadway of the 1950s, with Ethel Merman singing about the "hostess with the mostest," who was, of course, OKC's own Perle Mesta."
Date: January 31, 1970
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0395.0223]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Adding her own special glitter to the Winter Ball was Mrs. Perle Mesta, in a gold and black metallic embroidered gown with sable cuffs."
Date: January 31, 1970
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0395.0232]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "First step at the first women's activity of the Jaycee World Congress was getting acquainted and there were literally worlds of people to see the meet."
Date: October 19, 1964
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0395.0224]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "GUEST OF HONOR, Perle Mesta, right in photo, was guest speaker and reminisced about her earlier life when she was living in Oklahoma - "in my heart, Oklahoma is my home," said the internationally known hostess."
Date: October 19, 1964
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society