Lerner, Eugene, collector. The Josephine Baker collection, 1926-2001

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Lerner, Eugene, collector. The Josephine Baker collection, 1926-2001

Lerner, Eugene, collector. The Josephine Baker collection, 1926-2001

African American Paris stage performer noted for her comic, yet sensual, dance routines. While she took Europe by storm, racism in her native United States prevented her from being wholly accepted until 1973, just two years before her death. The material was collected by Gene Lerner. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, audio tapes, clippings, and publications.

3 linear ft.; (6 manuscript boxes, 1 map folder)

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