Actress Fredi Washington circa 1940s. Washington played Peola in the 1934 Academy Award-nominated Imitation of Life. An accomplished African American dramatic film actress, who was active during the period known as the Harlem Renaissance (1920s-1930s).

'Vintage Black Glamour' Exposes Little-Known Cultural History

Actress Fredi Washington circa 1940s. Washington played Peola in the 1934 Academy Award-nominated Imitation of Life. An accomplished African American dramatic film actress, who was active during the period known as the Harlem Renaissance (1920s-1930s).

blackhistoryalbum:  Femme Fatale | The Black Victorians | 1890s via Black History Album, The Way We WereFollow us on TUMBLR, PINTEREST

blackhistoryalbum: Femme Fatale | The Black Victorians | 1890s via Black History Album, The Way We WereFollow us on TUMBLR, PINTEREST

Model Charlotte Stribling (a.k.a. 'Fabulous') in Harlem, 1950. Photo: Eve Arnold. The photos Ms. Arnold took over the course of a year in Harlem established her as a photographer. KA

Model Charlotte Stribling (a.k.a. 'Fabulous') in Harlem, 1950. Photo: Eve Arnold. The photos Ms. Arnold took over the course of a year in Harlem established her as a photographer. KA

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Elle African American vintage portrait painting on wood maudstarr folk art

Elle African American vintage portrait painting on wood maudstarr folk art

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