Josephine Baker at the Follies Bergeres (Paris).  JB was a  BRAVE SPY who helped defeat the Nazis!

Josephine Baker at the Follies Bergeres (Paris). JB was a BRAVE SPY who helped defeat the Nazis!

Inspiration: Josephine Baker,1928 | She's So RAW Spring/Summer Collection 2014

Inspiration: Josephine Baker,1928 | She's So RAW Spring/Summer Collection 2014

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Josephine Baker c. 1933

Josephine Baker c. 1933

"I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely." - Josephine Baker

"I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely." - Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (Born: Freda Josephine McDonald - June 3, 1906 - St. Louis, MO, USA; Died: April 12, 1975 - Paris, Île-de-France, France)

Josephine Baker (Born: Freda Josephine McDonald - June 3, 1906 - St. Louis, MO, USA; Died: April 12, 1975 - Paris, Île-de-France, France)

"I did take the blows [of life], but I took them with my chin up, in dignity, because I so profoundly love and respect humanity."   ~Josephine Baker

"I did take the blows [of life], but I took them with my chin up, in dignity, because I so profoundly love and respect humanity." ~Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was known as 'Black Venus'

Josephine Baker was known as 'Black Venus'

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Josephine Baker in Banana Skirt from the Folies Bergère production “Un Vent de Folie” (1927).  Photograph by Lucien Walery.

Josephine Baker in Banana Skirt from the Folies Bergère production “Un Vent de Folie” (1927). Photograph by Lucien Walery.

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