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- Long Way from St. Louis. // Time;3/12/1951, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p67
The article reviews the performance of French-born entertainer Josephine Baker at Strand Theater in New York City's Broadway.
- JOSEPHINE HOME TO U. S. // Ebony;May1951, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p74
The article features the return to the U.S. of Josephine Baker, the fabled African American female performer of the Folies Bergere of Paris, France in 1951.
- BAKER COMES ONCE AGAIN. // Ebony;May1951, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p75
The article highlights the return to the U.S. and the remarkable triumph of African American female performer Jo Baker at the Copa City night club in Miami, Florida in 1951.
- MIAMI SUCCESS CLIMAXES STORYBOOK CAREER. // Ebony;May1951, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p76
The article discusses the successful U.S. comeback of African American female performer Josephine Baker at the Copa City night club in Miami, Florida in 1951. She was reportedly not appreciated in her own land and had moved to Paris, France in 1925 where she achieved fame and fortune in the...
- Josephine Baker: Woman of the world. White, Renee Minus // New York Amsterdam News;03/02/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p17
Reports on the holding of the exhibition `Josephine Baker: Woman of the World' in Perigord, France. Career history; Success as a black entertainer; Debut as La Revue Negre at the Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris, France; Marriages.
- Recommended Reading. // S&F Online;Fall2007/Spring2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p10
A list of books and articles related to performer Josephine Baker is presented which includes "An Intelligence of the Body: Disruptive Parody Through Dance in the Early Performances of Josephine Baker," "Josephine Baker, Racial Protest and the Cold War" and "Embodied Fictions, Melancholy...
- The Use-Value of 'Josephine Baker'. McCarren, Felicia // S&F Online;Fall2007/Spring2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1/2, p13
This article explores the images of performer Josephine Baker. In both the U.S. and France, the image of Baker endures: from a bronze simply entitled JosÃ©phine in a small regional museum to her invisible yet omnipresent image in the Princesse Tam-Tam lingerie boutiques across France. Still...
- A century of talent and genius. Hofler, Robert // Daily Variety;2/12/2009, Vol. 302 Issue 30, pA4
The article presents a chronology of the rise of talented African Americans in the worlds of film, music, theater and TV in the U.S. "Jelly Roll Blues" by Jelly Roll Morton is perhaps the first jazz composition to be published in 1915. In 1925, Josephine Baker, after performing in Broadway,...
- With the Old Curmudgeon. // New Yorker;2/25/1974, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p33
The article focuses on the experience of an old curmudgeon in going to the opening performance of singer Josephine Baker at Raffles in New York. He relates that the Raffles reminded him of a deluxe speakeasy when speaks were by far the best clubs in town. He states that the first time he saw...