Category: 1940s music

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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

Ebony Magazine Covers – 1949

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Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949.

Bill Robinson, Lena Horne and Cab Callow…

Bill Robinson, Lena Horne and

Cab Calloway in “Stormy Weather” (1943)

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Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on their wedding day in Harlem on August 1, 1945.

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Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949.

Ella Fitzgerald photographed by Carl Van Vec…

Ella Fitzgerald photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1940. 

Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vech…

Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten on March 23, 1949.

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on the…

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on their wedding day in Harlem on August 1, 1945.

Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Ve…

Billie Holiday photographed by Carl Van Vechten with her dog Mister, 1949.