In 1945 the Blue Book Modeling Agency was run by a woman named Emmeline Snively and located at the Ambassador Hotel on Wilshire Blvd. Marilyn Monroe was their most famous model.

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  1. November 9, 2012

    If you are old enough to remember the day Marilyn died… have a story. I know I do.

    • November 9, 2012

      Tell me your story! (I don’t remember – barely was a sprout.)

  2. November 10, 2012

    Can’t wait to hear more Marilyn stories but Emmeline Snively – that name begs more details!

    • November 10, 2012

      All I know is she was British, owned the agency, and kept a scrap book on Marilyn up ’til the sixties. I think it’s been published now, I’ll have to look into it.

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