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VINTAGE : Black Burlesque

Black performers in burlesque were, & are still often very overshadowed. I took some time to compile a list of some vintage Black Burlesque Queens you may or may not know . 
 [ if there are any past or recent black burlesque performers you know , please comment below!]







1.  Josephine Baker

 


2. Lottie the Body 

 


3. Miss Topsy 



4. Ethelyn Butler 




5. Venus La Doll 



 

6. Lady Ernestine 

 


7. Jean Idelle




8. Kay Montez



 

9.Shelley Devonshire 




10. Elizabeth Dickerson 



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