Women’s History Month: Cora LaRedd

Cora LaRedd singing and dancing in the number ‘Jig Time’ with Noble Sissle’s Orchestra in the 1933 film That’s the Spirit.


She caught my eye because she has a really strong style, and she has darker skin, which is unusual in these films of black American women tap dancers of the period.

Here‘s an interesting photo story about African American women tap dancers.

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