Duke Ellington with Barney Bigard, Ben Webster, Joe ‘Tricky Sam’ Nanton, Ray Nance, Rex Stewart, and Sonny Greer.
She has been a fashion designer and she is known by her humor, fantasy and class realizing clothing.
Her inspirations were Dali and Ducham and this was one of the reasons of her eccentricity.
She created shoulder pads in man tailored suits long before power dressing of the eighties.
American Automobiles did races to test their cars and that was a great advertisement if they won. In this advertisement are listed two victories of American Automobiles: the first run was to Richmond, and the second one was the Muney Historic Tour.
Bourke-White (1904 – 1971) was an American photographer, best known as the first female war correspondent and the first female photographer for Life magazine.
This photo was taken by her unsung partner and darkroom technician, Oscar Graubner, while she was starting to take photos on Chrysler Building.
Bellocq was obsessed by prostitutes and he worked in the red light district of New Orleans, called Storyville. The photos have been made in 1912, but they became public in 1970’s, lot of years after Bellocq’s death.
Colette (1873 – 1954) was a french writer, performer in the music halls and fashion critic. She was one of the first women who dressed as a man, when it was forbidden by law. She created her style mixing women and mens style, and in her writings she liked to describe so well clothes and styles of the characters.