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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer, actress but most important part of the French resistance during WWII. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, she became a citizen of France in 1937

Josephine Baker. La Magnifique!  (She became a French citizen in 1937, lived in France and died in Paris. She also spied for France during WWII occupation). A great woman!

Josephine Baker, Sepia Dreams Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

more stars than there are in the heavens

It’s all a question of luck. As for the rest… beautiful, no. Amusing, yes.” -Josephine Baker, 1934 [photo by George Hoyningen-Huene, via Conde Nast archive]

Leana Horne

Lena Horne (June 1917 – May was an African American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer from Brooklyn, New York.

How International Icon and Allies War Hero, Josephine Baker, saved French Fashion, after WW II

How Josephine Baker Helped Save Post-War French Fashion (PHOTOS)

Josephine Baker was an agent of the French resistance, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music

Josephine Baker - musician, fighter for the French Resistance, and civil rights activist.

Montford Point Marines: Forgotten First Black Marines: Josephine Baker Aided the French and Received Medal of Honor

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was the first African American female to star in a motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer.

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Beauty that took your breath away. Star of iconic Brazilian film "Black Orpheus"

Josephine Baker  (1906 – 1975) was a French dancer, jazz and pop music singer, and actress, who came to be known in various circles as the "...

vintage everyday: The Black Pearl: 28 Beautiful Vintage Photos of a Young Josephine Baker in the

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (June 1906 – April was an African-American dancer, singer, and actress who found fame in her adopted homeland of France. She was given such nicknames as the “Bronze Venus”, the “Black Pearl”, and the “Créole Goddess”.

Updated: Black History Month: Josephine Baker “The Black Venus”

Updated: Black History Month: Josephine Baker “The Black Venus”

Josephine Baker was famous for her risqué dresses and exotic dance routines, and was even offered over 1500 marriage proposals! Baker had multiple nicknames like "Black Venus," "Black Pearl" or "Creole Goddess.


Marpessa Dawn (January 1934 – August also known as Gypsy Marpessa Dawn Menor, was an American-born French actress, singer, and dancer, best remembered for her role in the film Black Orpheus