A great photo, often mis-labeled as "Young Billie Holiday." As several people have pointed out, the era is wrong. This lovely woman is Yourna Byrd, wife of jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd. She was photographed on Street in NYC in 1960 by William Claxton
i remember those days. Every Saturday night when I was a child, my momma would put that comb on the stove and straighten my hair, while I flinched and cried the entire time. But my hair looked good on Sundays!