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Jean Idelle, one of the first African American women to perform in an all white

Tootsie Roll (1960s)

Lottie The Body was — is — the Motor City's most famous exotic dancer, an ecdysiast for the people. Almost 40 years later, she hasn't lost an ounce of charm ...

The phrase 'pinup girl' has become synonymous with women like Bettie Page, Betty Grable and Tempest Storm. But black women, although overlooked, ...

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Burlesque Legend Toni Elling. (Courtesy of Jo Weldon/Burlesque Daily).

African American Burlesque Dancers | Famous Women of Color in Burlesque

Shelley Devonshire (1960s)

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The lost history of black pin-up girls (NSFW)

La Vane (1960s)

Baby Scruggs in Jet Magazine - May, 1952. (Race and Burlesque: The

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Kitt worked as an actress and model before landing her most famous role as Catwoman on Batman. Kitt was known for her sex appeal, sultry voice and ...

Clockwise, from top left: Noel Toy; Miss Topsy, 1958; Barbara Yung

Jeez Loueez, based in Saint Louis, is often called “The Powerhouse of Midwest

Toni Elling (1960s)

Blanch Thompson (early 20th century)

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Jean Idelle was one of the first black burlesque dancers. Most known for her fan dance performances in which she adorned herself in white ostrich feathers, ...

Los Angeles based performer, Jessabelle Thunder, has a background in various types of dance

On what excites her about pin up modeling, she says:

Perle-Noire_DSC_0184_. Ashleeta Beauchamp. Ashleeta2. Burlesque dancer ...

Dainty Dandridge performs in Washington D.C. photo courtesy Emily Cohen photography

Jeez Loueez Sailor Pin Up Burlesque

DITA VON TEESE American burlesque dancer and actress in October 2013. Photo Jeffrey Mayer -

Ellinor Cliffard, German burlesque dancer - Stock Image

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Burlesque dancer Lonnie Young in a bikini decorated with flowers, posing for a pin-

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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. 6th Apr, 2017. Singer and burlesque dancer

Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and ...

American burlesque stripper Tempest Storm removes her bra while performing on stage in 1954. (Photo by Grahic House/Getty Images)

... to her subjects. These photographs show both Bourke-White's gifted composition as well as her compassion: the warm-tone contact prints reveal a gentler ...

Alotta Boutté is a San Francisco based burlesque performer - and so much more! She&

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PHOTOS: Icons and All Stars Showcase (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

Rolling Stone Toy Drive For Children's Hospital

Honey Cocoa Bordeauxx is a Burlesque performer (and Burlesque Instructor) in the Dallas area

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Tropicana Showgirls in Havana, Cuba, 1954. Photo by Foto Marcos (Race and

Race and Burlesque: The curious case of the performer of colour. ⋆ 21st Century Burlesque Magazine

American burlesque dancer Dita von Teese attends the amfAR Cinema Against Aids gala during the 62nd

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20 Burlesque Superstars And Their Signature Acts

Lottie the Body (1960s)

When we think of famous burlesque dancers, names like Gypsy Rose Lee, Dita Von Teese and Josephine Baker may come to mind, but rarely are Asians mentioned.

Josephine took last place in the chorus line, a traditionally comic role, which required the dancer to act as if they had forgotten the routine.

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The women in the movie burlesque era perfected the art of publicity. Gypsy Rose Lee was good at publicity, but women like Evangeline the Oyster Girl, ...

The Secret Service is investigating Heather Lowrey, 26, after she tweeted that she hoped

Vintage Black Beauties Through The Years

Burlesque dancer Torchy Taboo goes through her routine during the opening night of the 8th Annual

Ruby is proud to be performing in The Roux: A Spicy Brown Festival, the first and only burlesque festival featuring a cast of all performers of color

Ruby is proud to be performing in The Roux: A Spicy Brown Festival, the first and only burlesque festival featuring a cast of all performers of color

Betty Grable's famous pin-up photo

10 Things You Can Do To Be A Better Burlesque Dancer: Penny Starr Jr.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. 6th Apr, 2017. Singer and burlesque dancer

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... to her subjects. These photographs show both Bourke-White's gifted composition as well as her compassion: the warm-tone contact prints reveal a gentler ...

A little different to Harry Potter: Emma Watson is sultry as a burlesque dancer in

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And being a baroness is a serious matter. To learn all the formalities of royal tradition, she attended a Swiss finishing school, studied with private ...

Burlyqnell - Vintage Photos of Burlesque Dancers

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GYPSY ROSE LEE (1911-1970) US burlesque entertainer and film actress in 1938

Performers backstage at Forbidden City. (Race and Burlesque: The curious case of the

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Baker dancing the Charleston, 1926

Young woman burlesque dancer posing for the camera - Stock Image

BHOF LIVE: The Winners are Crowned (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

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24 Amazing Photographs of Burlesque Dancers in the 1950s ~ vintage everyday

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Carmen Electra Burlesque Dancing. Hotel heiress and most famous ...

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