lascasartoris:

African-American dancer Margot Webb, c1934

spectredelarose:

Nini Theilade in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)

Ziegfeld girl Katherine Burke by Alfred Cheney Johnston c. 1928 

edwardianpromenade:

— Aida Overton Walker, African American dancer (late 1890s)

Marion “Kiki” Roberts, Ziegfeld Follies dancer c. 1922-1925

Tamara Geva photographed by Alfred Cheney Johnston c. 1927

Burlesque dancer Vera Allen photographed by Maurice Seymour, 1952 (via)

Showgirl Elaine Gallo photographed by Peter Basch, 1963

Leslie Caron in a publicity still for Daddy Long Legs (1955)

Showgirl Dale Strong photographed by Lisa Larsen, 1952 (via)

theladybadass:

Helen Humes and female dancers in Dizzy Gillespie’s 1947 musical film, Jivin’ in Be-Bop

theladybadass:

Female Performers in Dizzy Gillespie’s 1947 musical film, Jivin’ in Be-Bop

 Ziegfeld girl Isabel Gardner photographed by Alfred Cheney Johnston c. 1920s (via)

Dancing the Charleston on top of a skyscraper under construction,1926

Great-aunt of actress Drew Barrymore and a former Ziegfeld Follies dancer and actress, Helene Costello c. 1920s