January 15, 1961: The Supremes being photographed after signing a recording contract with the newly formed Motown. The contract stipulated they change their names from The Primettes to The Supremes. And 4th member Barbara Martin (bottom center) would leave the group in 1962.
The Supremes, Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Diana Ross in 1964. Mary Wilson’s personal collection of fashion and memorabilia will be presented at The African American Museum in Philadelphia beginning in January 2013 in an exhibition called “Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection.” Photo: Gilles Petard/Redferns.