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Sensational Woman

Today, it is the birthday of this lady. In her early teens she was homeless and scratching a living on the streets of St Louis. She became a world famous entertainer, helped the French Resistance during World War II and was offered unofficial leadership of the American Civil Rights movement after Martin Luther King died. 1,077 more words

Europe

These Pictures Show That Josephine Baker Was More Than an Entertainer

Legendary entertainer Josephine Baker—who was born 110 years ago Friday—was an icon of the Jazz Age and a star performer at the Paris cabaret music hall Folies-Bergère. 276 more words

Josephine Baker: Muse of Modern Architecture | A R T L▼R K

On the 3rd of June 1906, the American dancer, singer, and actress Josephine Baker was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Her life story is a typical ‘rags to riches’ tale. 19 more words

Articles

Josephine Baker: Muse of Modern Architecture

On the 3rd of June 1906, the American dancer, singer, and actress Josephine Baker was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Her life story is a typical ‘rags to riches’ tale. 826 more words

Architecture

Variety: Producer Kenneth Waissman Greasing Broadway Wheels for ‘Josephine’ Musical

Josephine producer, Kenneth Waissman spoke with Variety’s Gordon Cox about the current production and Broadway plans. See the full story HERE!

Media Placements

Château des Milandes

A visit by my wonderful sister is always a treat after a thirty year separation; the more we see each other the more we find out that we have a vast amount in common.  387 more words

France

Live From the Reading Room: Josephine Baker

Live From the Reading Room: Josephine Baker to Sumio Matasuo | by Alexsandra Mitchell, Reference Librarian and Archivist, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division | March 28, 2016…

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