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Aida Overton Walker. Vaudeville performer and "Queen of the Cakewalk"

Aida Overton Walker - "The Queen of the Cakewalk" was an African-American vaudeville performer. She was also a solo dancer and choreographer for vaudeville shows

Classic Gibson Girl....Aida Overton Walker

Aida Overton Walker, also billed as Ada Overton Walker and as "The Queen of the Cakewalk", was an Black-American vaudeville performer and wife of vaudevillian George Walker.

Three Unknown Black Vaudevillian Actresses in 1921 by The Nite Tripper, via Flickr

1921 three unknown Black vaudevillian actresses performed in a Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle theatrical production.

While they did perform in black face, they refused to perform demeaning minstrel acts. | The Vaudeville Actress Who Refused To Be A Stereotype

While they did perform in black face, they refused to perform demeaning minstrel acts.

While they did perform in black face, they refused to perform demeaning minstrel acts. | The Vaudeville Actress Who Refused To Be A Stereotype

Madame Walker: Born Sarah Breedlove on December 23,1867 on a LA plantation,a daughter of former slaves (who was orphaned at age seven and worked in the cotton fields as a child) transformed herself from farm laborer and laundress into one of he 20th century's most successful, self-made entrepreneurs.Walker made most of her fortune between 1911 and 1917 making Madam C.J. Walker the 1st Afri. Amer. woman to become a millionaire. She lived in a mansion near the Rockefellers. Biddy Craft

10 Stunning Photos of Black Women from the Victorian Era

Aida Overton Walker, born in 1880. She was a singer, dancer, actress, and choreographer, regarded as the leading African-American female performing artist at the turn of the century.

Aida Overton Walker ~ born in She was a singer, dancer, actress, and choreographer, regarded as the leading African-American female performing artist at the turn of the century.

Maggie Walker first african american president of a bank 1903

OP wrote: MY NAME IS MISS MAGGIE WALKER The daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank. She also founded a newspaper and a department store called “Saint Luke’s Emporium.

Great Black Women in History Maggie L. Walker An African American teacher and businesswoman Walker was the first female bank president and the first woman to charter a bank in the United States As

Great Black Women in History Maggie L. Walker An African American teacher and businesswoman Walker was the first female bank president and the first woman to charter a bank in the United States As - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Before Madam C.J. Walker there was Annie Turnbo Malone, " The Forgotten Entrepreneur" (1869-1957)  A chemist and entrepreneur, Annie Turnbo Malone became a millionaire by successfully developing and marketing hair products for black women in St. Louis. She used her wealth to promote the advancement of African Americans and gave away most of her money to charity.

Annie Malone: First African American Female Millionaire .Yes, Annie Malone was the first African American Female Millionaire, not Madame C. Malone was Madame Walker's mentor. ~Via Nautilus Salvage

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