Lena Horne performing in the lounge of the Savoy-Plaza Hotel, New York, 1942.
Joséphine Baker, Paris, années 1920
Helen Williams was the first African American fashion model to cross over into the mainstream, rising to fame in Paris and New York in late 1950s and early 1960s. (x)
“Pin-up girls at Naval Air Station Seattle, Spring Formal Dance. Left to right- Jeanne McIver, Harriet Berry, Muriel Alberti, Nancy Grant, Maleina Bagley, and Matti Ethridge.” April 10th, 1944 (x)
Billie Holiday, 1954
Dorothy Dandridge circa 1955/1956. Looking so lovely…
Cesar Romero and Eartha Kitt as The Joker and Catwoman on the Batman TV series, 1960s