thesmithian:


Florence Mills’ legacy has been lost to history—because, incredibly, there is no known recording of her voice.

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sleepy-trumpet:

Miles.
steamboatbilljr:

Dorothy Dandridge in Cannes, France, 1955

Dorothy “Dottie Mae" Jean Dandridge, [November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965]
theslantcreative:

Little Richard
fuckindiva:

Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis, Sammy Davis Jr and Jack Lemmon on the lot of Goldwyn Studios by Phil Stern, 1959
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