Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

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Josephine Baker & Sophie Tucker cover Ebony, May 1951 Jet Magazine, Black Magazine, Life Magazine, Josephine Baker, Old Magazines, Vintage Magazines, Ebony Magazine Cover, Magazine Covers, Corpus

Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker & Sophie Tucker cover Ebony, May 1951

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Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Sophie Tucker was an American vaudeville singer whose meteoric career lasted the 80 years of her life. In 1910, after years of amateur performances Tucker was given the opportunity to perform on a legitimate vaudeville stage. The theater owner though said she could only perform in blackface. Much to her chagrin but needing to make a living, she did it. Over the ten years she performed in blackface her color went from 'burnt cork' to 'high yellow'. Once 'high yellow' she then ended her…

Sophie Tucker in Paul Poiret, 1931 Paul Poiret, 1930s Fashion, Retro Fashion, Vintage Fashion, 1940s Woman, Josephine Baker, Pantalon Large, Pantsuits For Women, Black N White Images

Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Sophie Tucker was an American vaudeville singer whose meteoric career lasted the 80 years of her life. In 1910, after years of amateur performances Tucker was given the opportunity to perform on a legitimate vaudeville stage. The theater owner though said she could only perform in blackface. Much to her chagrin but needing to make a living, she did it. Over the ten years she performed in blackface her color went from 'burnt cork' to 'high yellow'. Once 'high yellow' she then ended her…

Josephine Baker in Banana Skirt from the Folies Bergère production “Un Vent de Folie”, 1927 [[MORE]]marquis_of_chaos:Video of Josephine Baker dancing. Girl Bands, Josephine Baker Banana Skirt, Roaring Twenties, The Twenties, Mode Vintage, Vintage Black, Aloha Vintage, 1920s, Vintage Ads

Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Sophie Tucker was an American vaudeville singer whose meteoric career lasted the 80 years of her life. In 1910, after years of amateur performances Tucker was given the opportunity to perform on a legitimate vaudeville stage. The theater owner though said she could only perform in blackface. Much to her chagrin but needing to make a living, she did it. Over the ten years she performed in blackface her color went from 'burnt cork' to 'high yellow'. Once 'high yellow' she then ended her…

Sophie Tucker's autograph on a copy of her 1945 autobiography Some Of These Days. Note the date - almost 20 years after publication she's still signing them!

Sophie Tucker's Autograph

Sophie Tucker's autograph on a copy of her 1945 autobiography Some Of These Days. Note the date - almost 20 years after publication she's still signing them!

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Sophie Tucker's Autograph

Sophie Tucker's autobiography Some Of These Days 1945 - read the book for free at http://archive.org/details/someofthesedayst011416mbp

Sophie Tucker made up 'high yellow' (notice the gloves), early Josephine Baker, Aunt, Gloves, Make Up, Yellow, Photography, Fashion, Maquillaje, Fotografie

Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Sophie Tucker made up 'high yellow' (notice the gloves), early 1910s

"The Outrageous Sophie Tucker" touches on the queerness of a famous century performer - AfterEllen Josephine Baker, Lesbian, Aunt, Singer, Singers, Lesbians

Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Sophie Tucker was an American vaudeville singer whose meteoric career lasted the 80 years of her life. In 1910, after years of amateur performances Tucker was given the opportunity to perform on a legitimate vaudeville stage. The theater owner though said she could only perform in blackface. Much to her chagrin but needing to make a living, she did it. Over the ten years she performed in blackface her color went from 'burnt cork' to 'high yellow'. Once 'high yellow' she then ended her…

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Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Sophie Tucker was an American vaudeville singer whose meteoric career lasted the 80 years of her life. In 1910, after years of amateur performances Tucker was given the opportunity to perform on a legitimate vaudeville stage. The theater owner though said she could only perform in blackface. Much to her chagrin but needing to make a living, she did it. Over the ten years she performed in blackface her color went from 'burnt cork' to 'high yellow'. Once 'high yellow' she then ended her…

Josephine Baker and Sophie Tucker, 1951 Josephine Baker, Aunt

Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker and Sophie Tucker, 1951

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Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Sophie Tucker and Josephine Baker, 1951

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Sophie Tucker & Josephine Baker

Sophie Tucker made up 'high yellow' and Josephine Baker made up in 'burnt cork', early 1910s