Vintage Glamour

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A rare picture of Rosa Parks taking her hair down before bed.

The common image of Rosa Parks is a bespectacled woman with hair pulled back. But Parks’ had waist-length hair that she did not reveal publicly.

Francine Everett (April 13, 1915 – May 27, 1999) was an African-American actress and singer who is best known for her performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts that were created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences. She studied and acted with the Federal Theater in Harlem, which was sponsored by the Works Progress Administration.

Francine Everett, African-American actress and singer best known for performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.

Debbie Thomas Figure Skater First African-American to win a medal in the sport at the 1988 Winter Olympics More

Debbie Thomas Figure Skater First African-American to win a medal in the sport at the 1988 Winter Olympics & future Ivy educated physician

Nina Mae McKinney c.1920:Dubbed "The Black Garbo" in Europe, she was one of the first African-American film stars in the United States and was one of the first African Americans to appear on British television.

Nina Mae McKinney - was an American actress. Dubbed "The Black Garbo", she was one of the first African-American film stars and was one of the first African-Americans to appear on British television

fabsion: Dancing couple in the 1940’s, he is replete with Zoot Suit. Very Allroot. Photo thanks to Shelton Powe, Jr.

Dancing couple in the with Zoot Suit. The zoot suits were mainly worn by African Americans and Mexican Americans in a kind of style warfare.

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Barbara in white organdy dress with roses embroidered 'en relief' of white organdy and glittering strasse by Jacques Fath, photo by Georges Saad, 1956

Vintage Photos: Inside the Cotton Club, One of NYC’s Leading Jazz Venues of the 1920s and ’30s... The Cotton Club might be Harlem's most famous surviving jazz venue, but it was also the neighborhood's most notorious especially after WWI.

The Cotton Club might be Harlem’s most famous jazz nightclub. Nightclubs began to develop during the most popular in New York's Harlem neighborhood. Nightclubs were a way for african american artists to express themselves through writing, art, and music.

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