• Josephine Baker
    Josephine Baker: My Idol By: Alayah Parmley Period 3 Josephine Baker (originally named Freda Josephine McDonald) was from St Louis, Missouri. Her mother, Carrie McDonald, was adopted in Little Rock Arkansas in 1886 by Richard and Elvira McDonald; both were former slaves of the African and...
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  • A Life Lived
    Josephine Baker: Extrovert Extraordinaire Psychology/300 March 28, 2010 Abstract The American psychologist, Gordon Allport (1937) described the two major ways to study personality in his opinion, the nomothetic and the idiographic. Nomothetic psychology seeks general laws that can be...
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  • Speech on the March on Washington
    [Page 1] Background Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was the first African-American woman to star in a major motion picture and to become a famous world-class entertainer. After dropping out of high school at the age of 12, Baker became a very successful street performer, and soon accepted positions in...
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  • Josephine Baker Biography
    Josephine Baker was an American singer, dancer, and actress who rose to fame in France during the Harlem Renaissance: “a literary and intellectual flowering that fostered a new black cultural identity in the 1920s and 1930s”(Rowen). Josephine Baker was the first African American female to star in a...
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  • Josephine Baker
    Mariah Collazo Josephine Baker, a dancer and actress represents the flapper women of the 1920’s and 30’s. She was also a significant civil rights leader. Baker was born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri. When Baker was eight she was sent to work for a white woman who abused her...
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  • Josephine Baker
    play sports, they are usually not credited because their skin tone is different. One of the bravest African American woman a person knows is Josephine Baker. Josephine Baker was born on June 3rd, 1906 in St. Louis, Missouri. Josephine struggles during her childhood to support her family by working...
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  • The Josephine Baker Story
    Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine Carson in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 3, 1906 to washerwoman, Carrie McDonald, and vaudeville drummer, Eddie Carson. Josephine's father abandoned them shortly after her birth and her mother married a kind but perpetually unemployed man named Arthur...
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  • La Vie En Noire
    Josephine Baker sashayed onto a Paris stage during the 1920s with a comic, yet sensual appeal that took Europe by storm. Famous for barely-there dresses and no-holds-barred dance routines, her exotic beauty generated nicknames "Black Venus," "Black Pearl" and "Creole Goddess." Admirers bestowed a...
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  • Josephine Baker
    Josephine Baker 2/27/2012 Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald) was born on June 3, 1906 in St. Louis, Missouri. Her parents were Carrie McDonald and Eddie Carson. After Eddie left them both alone, her mom married a man named Arthur Martin. Her mother had a son and two daughters, with...
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  • Character I Identify with in S.Stones
    Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri. Her mother Carrie was adopted in 1886 by Richard and Elvira McDonald, both of whom were former slaves of both African and Native American Descent. When Josephine was eight she was sent to work for a white woman that abused...
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  • Age of Uncertainty
    artists that weren't getting recognition for their work, came to France and exposed their talent to the western powers. Among the artists were Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, E.E Cummings and Josephine Baker. Josephine Baker was an African-American jazz performance artist who sang, danced and acted. The...
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  • Henry Moore vs Alexander Calder
    . Calder’s creations ran along the lines of abstract, twisted pieces of wire, suspended in air and stabiles which were almost like 3D silhouettes. One particular sculpture he created was ‘Josephine Baker’. This was an intriguing creation of his, because it was made of only wire, shaped into the...
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  • Ella Baker
    Josephine Baker was born on December 13, 1903 in Norfolk, Virginia. Although she was born in Virginia she moved to North Carolina and was brought up there. Baker’s grandmother was a well-known former slave because she had been whipped for refusing to marry a man whom her slave owner chose for her...
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  • harlem renaissance
    evidence that people of all colors and races could live together in peace and harmony. She adopted 12 children in all. Josephine and the Rainbow Tribe lived in a large castle in southwestern France. Josephine Baker made several movies, numerous recordings, and performed on stage until she was in her late 60s. ...
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  • Harlem Renaissance
    arts. It brought out talented singers and musicians played an important role in this cultural inspiration. As well as writers, shopkeepers, painters and dancers like Josephine Baker. Josephine Baker was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She left school early for the stage, and was performing...
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  • Josephine Baker
    “Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul, when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood.” Josephine Baker, what an...
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  • Alexiss
    [pic]NAME: Freda McDonald aka Josephine Baker [pic]BIRTH DATE: 1906 [pic]BIRTH PLACE: St. Louis, Missouri [pic]EDUCATION: Dropped out of school at the age of 12. [pic]FAMILY BACKGROUND: Josephine Baker's mother was Carrie McDonald and her father was Eddie Carson. Arthur Martin was her...
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  • Guzman
    ................................................................... .10 Chapter 2: Primitivism, Minimalism and the Black Female Body………………………18 The Hottentot Venus and the Black Venus: Saartjie Baartman and Josephine Baker…………………………………………….……………………………….22 Primitivism, Minimalism, and Narrative……………………………………...…30...
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  • Ella Baker
    Ella Josephine Baker was born December 13, 1903 in Norfolk Virginia to the parents of Blake Baker, a steamship waiter, and Georgiana Baker, a schoolteacher. Ella was the second of three children. When she was just a child growing up in Littleton, north Carolina Ella loved listening to her...
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  • Apollo Shoes Planning
    members: Josephine C. Mandeville, Professor of Accountancy and Typing at the Graduate School of Business and Clerical Skills; Ivan W. Gorr, President and CEO of Far More Drugs; Harry R. Baker, Executive Vice President and Treasurer of the Iguana Growers of America Inc., Theodore Horstmann, Minister of...
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