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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, chair Model 90, 1929. Hand-forged steel, hemp. Metal work: Joseph Müller, made by Berliner Metallgewerbe, Germany. Via Cooper Hewitt design-is-fine:

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, chair Model 90, 1929. Hand-forged steel, hemp. Metal work: Joseph Müller, made by Berliner Metallgewerbe, Germany. Via Cooper Hewitt

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, chair Model 90, 1929. Hand-forged steel, hemp. Metal work: Joseph Müller, made by Berliner Metallgewerbe, Germany. Via Cooper Hewitt

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lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

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lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

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lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

my favorite. badbilliejean:

lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

my favorite. badbilliejean:

lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

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lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

my favorite. badbilliejean:

lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

my favorite. badbilliejean:

lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

my favorite. badbilliejean:

lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

my favorite. badbilliejean:

lucyandlouise:


Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)
She first married at the age of 13
She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
She was married 4 times
She adopted 12 children from around the world
She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
 Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work
Sources: wikipedia

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badbilliejean:

lucyandlouise:

Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)

  • She first married at the age of 13
  • She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
  • She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
  • She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
  • She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
  • She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
  • She was married 4 times
  • She adopted 12 children from around the world
  • She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
  • In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
  • Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
  • Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
  •  Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
  • May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work

Sources: wikipedia

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wetreesinart:

Simon Bussy (Fr., 1869-1954), Duncan Grant’s family home in Scotland. Pastel, 10¼ x 8 in.

joelvibrittania:

This says a lot about people
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This says a lot about people
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This says a lot about people
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This says a lot about people
joelvibrittania:

This says a lot about people
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This says a lot about people
joelvibrittania:

This says a lot about people

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This says a lot about people

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frevolutions:

View from the tent

Sterrenbos, maar dan elders.

70sbestblackalbums:

July 17Th 1959, Billie Holiday died in a New York City hospital from cirrhosis of the liver after years of alcohol abuse, aged 43. (While under arrest for heroin possession, with Police officers stationed at the door to her room.) In the final years of her life, she had been progressively swindled out of her earnings, and she died with $0.70 in the bank.
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70sbestblackalbums:

July 17Th 1959, Billie Holiday died in a New York City hospital from cirrhosis of the liver after years of alcohol abuse, aged 43. (While under arrest for heroin possession, with Police officers stationed at the door to her room.) In the final years of her life, she had been progressively swindled out of her earnings, and she died with $0.70 in the bank.

RIP

20,000 Days on Earth - Official Trailer