Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949.
Ella Fitzgerald photographed by Carl Van Vechten on January 19, 1940.
Pianist Hazel Scott and her husband NY Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr., talking with singer Ella Fitzgerald during opening night of Bop City in 1949.
(Photo by Martha Holmes/The LIFE Picture Collection)
Ebony Magazine Covers – 1949
Bill Robinson, Lena Horne and
Cab Calloway in “Stormy Weather” (1943)
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on their wedding day in Harlem on August 1, 1945.