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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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