Josephine Baker tried to combat racism by adopting 12 children of different ethnicities from around the world. holds in her arms her adopted child, a boy from Venezuela, as another of her adopted children looks on. age 53 American US history photograph
Josephine Baker After performing in Paris in the Baker became the first African-American woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou in 1934 (she became a citizen of France in Known for her daring costumes, Baker was a risk-taker in every way.
Sweet Josephine Baker Portrait Josephine Baker at age on her way to being one of the highest paid chorus girls in the world. In when this photo was made of Baker, she was performing in Shuffle Along, the popular musical by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle.
Josephine Baker adopted 12 children from around the world. ~ Quite a story with her deciding to live in Europe and non-stop adoption of children, she was a beautiful lonely woman that tried to spread compassion for others as well as filling her own voids!