Sally Starr photographed by Ruth Harriet Louise c. 1920s (via)

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

Yolanda Montes aka Tongolele c. 1950s

rebelderadioactivo:

Tongolele

Ziegfeld Follies dancer photographed by Alfred Cheney Johnston c. 1920s 

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