Mai Tai Sing and the chorus-line dancers in a 1940s Forbidden City nightclub publicity shot.
Rumba Abierta (1960)
Sally Starr photographed by Ruth Harriet Louise c. 1920s (via)
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.
Yolanda Montes aka Tongolele c. 1950s
Ziegfeld Follies dancer photographed by Alfred Cheney Johnston c. 1920s
African-American dancer Margot Webb, c1934
Nini Theilade in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)
Ziegfeld girl Katherine Burke by Alfred Cheney Johnston c. 1928
— Aida Overton Walker, African American dancer (late 1890s)
Marion “Kiki” Roberts, Ziegfeld Follies dancer c. 1922-1925