After You've Gone - Fall of Poppies anthology

Coming in 2016 from William Morrow/HarperCollins My story, AFTER YOU'VE GONE, is set in Paris just after the war, where a cabaret dancer-turned-streetwalker and a jazz musician unknowingly share mutual secrets.
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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker: Casino De Paris

Ragtime/early jazz pianist, bandleader, composer Jelly Roll Morton was born in 1890. Morton's piano style came to be known as stride piano which produced the boogie woogie. He died in 1941.

Ragtime/early jazz pianist, bandleader/composer Jelly Roll Morton was born today in Morton's piano style came to be known as stride piano which produced the boogie woogie. He passed in

"The Black Venus," Friday 11 September 1914 Dora Dean (third from left) and her husband Charles Johnson were one of the most successful African American vaudeville acts in their day.

"The Black Venus," Dora Dean (third from left) and her husband Charles Johnson were one of the most successful African American vaudeville acts in their day. Photo dated Friday 11 September 1914

Irene Castle and Vernon Castle American Ragtime

Net Image: Irene Castle and Vernon Castle: Photo ID: . Picture of Irene Castle and Vernon Castle - Latest Irene Castle and Vernon Castle Photo.

Ada Overton Walker

Aida Overton Walker What a beauty! Aida Overton Walker February 1880 – 11 October also billed as Ada Overton Walker and as "The Queen of the Cakewalk", was an African-American vaudeville performer and wife of George Walker.

Harlem Hellfighters in the Trenches

on the western front The all-black WWI regiment renowned for courage despite prejudice

"After You've Gone" is a 1918 popular song composed by Turner Layton, with lyrics written by Henry Creamer. It was recorded by Marion Harris on July 22, 1918 and released on Victor 18509.

"After You've Gone" is a 1918 popular song composed by Turner Layton, with lyrics written by Henry Creamer. It was recorded by Marion Harris on July 1918 and released on Victor

Place de l'Opéra et rue de la Paix, le jour de l'armistice [du 11 novembre 1918] : [photographie de presse] / [Agence Rol] - 1

Place de l'Opéra et rue de la Paix, le jour de l'armistice [du 11 novembre 1918] : [photographie de presse] / [Agence Rol] - 1

The Battle of the Marne

1914 is a historical simulation of the initial eleven weeks of the First World War on the Western Front.

Nina Simone - After You've Gone ( lyrics)

Nina Simone’s Uncompromising, Fearless WardrobeThere’s a moment in Liz Garbus’s excellent new Netflix documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone?

Black Family migrated to Chicago from Mississippi, 1919

Black Family migrated from Chicago to Mississippi 1919

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