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Josephine Baker in1929 - Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was an American dancer, singer, and actress who found fame in her adopted homeland of France. She was given such nicknames as the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and the "Créole Goddess". Baker was the first African American female to star in a major motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. She is also noted for her contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United Stat...

Ruth Ellington Boatwright -- 16 years younger than her brother Duke Ellington, Ruth, planned to teach biology, graduating in 1939 from Columbia. She spent time in Europe studying languages and writing a thesis comparing the teaching of biology in NYC and Paris. (She stayed in Paris with Josephine Baker, a close friend of her brother.) But her plans took a turn in 1941, when Duke asked her to be president of his company, Tempo Music, and she managed her brother's business for over fifty…

Anna May Wong (1905-1961) was the first Chinese-American movie star, and the first Asian-American to become an international star. Her long and varied career spanned both silent and sound film, television, stage, and radio.

UNUSUAL BEADED and SEQUINNED ROBE de STYLE, c. 1920. Sleeveless allover sequins with large scale gold metallic scallops on pale pink ground, low scalloped wide waistband in a pattern of crystal and silver beads with sequins, the full circle skirt having matching hem band. B-42, low W-38, L-45.

As Eileen in "After the Show." A Paramount Picture. Copyright 1922.

Bette Davis - 1930's Publicity Photo THIS IS LITERALLY PERFECT! THE POSE, THE CLOTHES, HAIR, MAKE-UP, ETC..... PURE PERFECTION!