Night out at an Oakland nightclub, 1940s
- Night out at an Oakland nightclub, 1940s
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
Mildred Reed, known for her work with charity organizations such as 13 Aides, was a hairdresser. She was best friends with Ethel Sissle Gordon and the sister of Beulah Honore.
Walter L. Gordon, Jr. was an African American attorney in Los Angeles.
Beulah Honoré, a former dancer with the Regalettes in Chicago, and also an interior designer and milliner, was married to Gideon Honoré, a member of Duke Ellington's orchestra.
Ethel Sissle (1915-1984) was maried to the band leader Noble Sissle, and later to Walter L. Gordon, Jr.
Dickie Barrow was a local gay socialite who hosted and emceed social events such as fashion shows.
All information concerning the content and description of the image was provided by Walter Gordon.
L to R: Mildred Reed, unidentified nightclub owner, Beulah Honoré, Ethel (Sissle) Gordon, Walter L. Gordon, Jr., Dickie Barrow.
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Collection 1867 Box 2 Folder 7
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