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Sally Rand
Author: 
Dory DeAngelo

Rand used her dancing talent and flamboyant style appearing as an exotic dancer in burlesque houses across the country. After her appearance at the 1933 World’s Fair in Chicago, her name became a household word.

Head and shoulders portrait of Sally Rand.

Portrait of Sally Rand with full body feather fan. Rand inscribes on the photo, "To The South Central Business Association, My friends and boosters, all happiness and prosperity. Gratefully, Sally Rand. May 8, 1934."

Date: 
May 8th 1934

Photograph of Sally Rand (far left) seated at the head table of a South Central Business Association luncheon. To her left sits association president Orvis A. Sturdy, the Rev. Marion Nelson Waldrip of Troost Avenue Methodist Church, and Dr. Burris Jenkins of the Community Church.

Date: 
December 9th 1941
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