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Black History Album .... The Way We Were
Dorothy Dandridge relaxing on the living room floor of her Beverly Hills home. Los Angeles, CA 1950s Dorothy Dandridge (1922–1965) was the first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming only the third African American to receive a nomination in any Academy Award category (after Hattie McDaniel and Ethel Waters) at the time.
Some beautiful swimming costumes. Vintage Fashion, 1950s Fashion, Vintage Photos, Retro, 1940s, 50s, 60s
Some beautiful swimming costumes.
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You're Looking Good / Hold on
Dee Clark (November 7, 1938 – December 7, 1990) was an African-American soul singer best known for a string of R and pop hits in the late 1950s and early 1960s, including the ballad "Raindrops," which became a million-seller in the United States in 1961...
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Celebrating Black History Month: February 9
African American Women History Month | Celebrating Black History Month: Dorothy Dandridge was the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
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In 1950s America Helen Williams became the first black female model to break into the fashion mainstream. With her trademark bouffant wig, sculpted eyebrows and long, giraffe-like neck, she worked exclusively for African American magazines such as Ebony and Jet.
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Love when homage is paid to African-American stars of the past. (1950's)
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In 1950, Ethel Waters became the first African-American star of a network television sitcom (Beulah).
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The Girl’s Alright: What’s With Some Black Women’s Fascination With Marilyn Monroe?
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Spent so many years looking for Black pin-ups for my old world/hollywood glamour deco for my home Born To Die, Hey Girl, 70s
Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer
Spent so many years looking for Black pin-ups for my old world/hollywood glamour deco for my home
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Vintage Black Magazines from the 1950s African American History - DullToolDimBulb's soup
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Rose Morgan - Founder of Rose Meta House of Beauty, one of the largest and most visible African American beauty salons in the U.S. in the 1950s and 1960s. Featured in our newest online exhibit: From Ideas to Independence: A Century of Entrepreneurial Women | NWHM
Ruth King, a popular 1950’s model, on the runway in a fashion show. Photo via model Barbara Summers book, Black and Beautiful: How Women of Color Changed The Fashion Industry. Chanel, Popular, Fifties, Edith Head, Oldies
Ruth King, a popular 1950’s model, on the runway in a fashion show. Photo via model Barbara Summers book, Black and Beautiful: How Women of Color Changed The Fashion Industry.