Madame Ophelia DeVore, The Harlem Hostess, 1922 – Posted on 03/21/2016 by Cass — Leave a reply Ophelia DeVore was the first creole-mixed model in the United States. She was born on August 12, 1922 in Edgefield, South Carolina. Continue Reading → Like this article? Get our Harlem Newsletter straight to your inbox. Sign-Up!