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-For the Sweetheart table Josephine Baker - LOVE the shape of this coat maybe a different texture but I love the swirl it creates. Especially if there was a completely jewelled and faceted design underneath!

young josephine baker | Josephine Baker getting a little kiss from Geoffrey Holder in 1964. I ...

Josephine Baker getting a little kiss from Geoffrey Holder in Both Mr. Holder and his wife Carmen de Lavallade performed in the revue “Josephine Baker And Her Company. More info and video on Vintage Black Glamour's Wall Art

Born Freda Josephine McDonald in 1906, Josephine caused a splash on the 1920′s Parisian scene, thanks to her enthusiastic dance moves and unparalleled beauty. She made her French debut at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées with La Revue Nègre, an act where she performed a Danse Sauvage dressed in nothing but a feather skirt. Her moves had magic in them–she was an overnight sensation and in 1927, she was the highest paid entertainer in Europe.

Born Freda Josephine McDonald in 1906, Josephine caused a splash on the 1920′s Parisian scene, thanks to her enthusiastic dance moves and unparalleled beauty. She made her French debut at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées with La Revue Nègre, an act where she performed a Danse Sauvage dressed in nothing but a feather skirt. Her moves had magic in them–she was an overnight sensation and in 1927, she was the highest paid entertainer in Europe.

Josephine Baker celebrating the success of the play "Vent de folie" (Crazy Nights) with her cast - 1931

Here's To Success Josephine Baker celebrating the success of the play "Vent de Folie" with her troupe.

vintage bombshells.  One day I realized I was living in a country where I was afraid to be black. It was only a country for white people. Not black. So I left. I had been suffocating in the United States… A lot of us left, not because we wanted to leave, but because we couldn’t stand it anymore… I felt liberated in Paris.” (x) Josephine Baker

“Josephine Baker (June 1906 – April was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the “Bronze Venus”, the “Black Pearl”, and even the “Créole Goddess” in anglophone nations. Baker was the first African American fe.

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Josephine Baker in La Joie de Paris, - Love her. Left the racist scene of America at the time made a hugely successful life for herself in Paris, France.

One of the world's great Moms was Josephine Baker. She adopted 12 children, which she called her Rainbow Tribe. She wanted to prove that "children of different ethnicities and religions could still be brothers."

One of the world's great adoptive moms was singer Josephine Baker. She adopted 12 children, which she called her Rainbow Tribe. She wanted to prove that "children of different ethnicities and religions could still be brothers.

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