orientallyyours:

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

theladybadass:

Burlesque performer, Rouhea Bey (circa 1930s)

rebelderadioactivo:

Tongolele

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)

theladybadass:

Burlesque/Exotic dancer Blaze Starr (circa 1950s)

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

Burlesque dancer Jadin Wong, 1945