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 In Memoriam: Nina Blanchard ~ 1928-2010

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PostSubject: In Memoriam: Nina Blanchard ~ 1928-2010   Wed Jan 13, 2010 2:58 am

Nina Blanchard ran a successful modeling agency in Los Angeles, California, for 34 years. She founded the agency in 1961, and sold it to Ford Models in 1995.

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Sadly, Nina Blanchard passed away on February 7, 2010. Here are links to her obituary and follow-up article from the Los Angeles Times:
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The photo above was taken by Carol Cheetham in 1995 from the Afterword article.

A new album has been created for Nina Blanchard in the Some Top 60s Editors & Agencies Album:
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Headsheets from October 23, 1965:

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Headsheet from April 1, 1966:

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These rare headsheets were generously contributed by Ulla Andersson (Anderson) from her private collection. Thank you so much, Ulla!

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Ulla Andersson
1965 Bazaar Magazine - Photographer: Bob Richardson


The models shown above have Portfolio Albums in the Gallery:

Anne de Zogheb (Zagheb) Anka
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Dolores Hawkins 1950s
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Dolores Hawkins 1960s
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Dolores Hawkins - Fifties Models Album
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Jill Stuart
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Jill Stuart - 60's Mod London Album
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Lucinda Hollingsworth - Fifties Models Album
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Peggy Moffitt
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Ulla Andersson
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PostSubject: In Memoriam: Nina Blanchard ~ 1928-2010   Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:18 am

According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, modeling agency founder Nina Blanchard passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2010 at the age of 81:
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Our condolences to her family, friends and models.

Susan Camp
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PostSubject: Re: In Memoriam: Nina Blanchard ~ 1928-2010   Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:30 am

so sorry to hear about Nina ....she was a wonderful woman....Joan
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