Burlesque dancer Sherry Britton c. 1940s

Burlesque dancers Naomi Jackson and Mario Rio in Flirt Magazine, 1953


Glamor Mora in 1960 horror film, Atom Age Vampire


Barbara Yung long career as a burlesque performer spanned from the early 1940s through to the mid-1970s. She was a favourite at San Francisco’s The Kubla Khan, Club Shanghai, and The Sky Room. She was inducted into the Burlesque Hall of Fame.

Source: Softfilm

Showgirls from George White’s Scandals on a military issue Harley Davidson Motorcycle to promote a Military Show, Madison Square Garden, NYC, c. 1930s (via)

Yolanda Montes aka Tongolele c. 1950s


Burlesque performer, Rouhea Bey (circa 1930s)



Burlesque dancer Sherry Britton c. 1940s

Jazz and exotic dancer, Madeline “Sahji” Jackson c. 1930s (via)

Tempest Storm and Bettie Page in Irving Klaw’s Teaserama (1955)