Lucille Ball, c. 1930’s

Lucille Ball, c. 1930’s

"Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.” — Sophia Loren

gameraboy:

Julie Newmar on the set of the Broadway play, The Marriage-Go-Round, 1958. Photos by Ralph Morse for Life Magazine

classicladiesofcolor:


Anna May Wong's Certificate of Identity, August 18, 1924, National Archives at San Francisco.

She was born Wong Liu Tsong in 1905 in Los Angeles to a Cantonese-American family that had lived in America since at least 1855. However, being an American didn’t matter in a time when people of Chinese descent were being heavily legislated against. Beginning in 1909, any people of Chinese descent entering or residing in the US, regardless of the country of their birth, had to carry a Certificate of Identity with them at all times. Even at the peak of her fame, Wong still had to carry papers like the one above to prove she was allowed to be here. Read the rest of the article.

classicladiesofcolor:

Anna May Wong's Certificate of Identity, August 18, 1924, National Archives at San Francisco.

She was born Wong Liu Tsong in 1905 in Los Angeles to a Cantonese-American family that had lived in America since at least 1855. However, being an American didn’t matter in a time when people of Chinese descent were being heavily legislated against. Beginning in 1909, any people of Chinese descent entering or residing in the US, regardless of the country of their birth, had to carry a Certificate of Identity with them at all times. Even at the peak of her fame, Wong still had to carry papers like the one above to prove she was allowed to be here. Read the rest of the article.

hollyhocksandtulips:

Marilyn eats cake with some GI’s, 1954

hollyhocksandtulips:

Marilyn eats cake with some GI’s, 1954

Lauren Bacall & Humphrey Bogart at home with their children Stephen and Leslie. Photographed by Dennis Stock.