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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932, cropped

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Libby Holman in July 9, 1932.
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Libby Holman in July 9, 1932.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Eydie Gorme, 1962

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Translator, singer, actress, and songwriter, Eydie Gorme (1928 – 2013) in 1962.

Image courtesy of The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, PA via Wikimedia Commons.

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Translator, singer, actress, and songwriter, Eydie Gorme (1928 – 2013) in 1962.

Image courtesy of The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, PA via Wikimedia Commons.

Helen Forrest, 1945

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Helen Forrest in 1945, holding a ration book and wearing a blouse with the word "ration" printed on it.
Courtesy of CBS Fashions/Wikimedia Commons.

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Helen Forrest in 1945, holding a ration book and wearing a blouse with the word "ration" printed on it.

Courtesy of CBS Fashions/Wikimedia Commons.

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Selina Dolaro

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Opera singer and theater producer Selina Dolaro.
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Opera singer and theater producer Selina Dolaro.

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Sophie Braslau

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Opera singer Sophie Braslau.
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Opera singer Sophie Braslau.

Institution: Library of Congress

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"If I Embarrass You Tell Your Friends" Cover by Belle Barth

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The cover of one of singer and comedian Belle Barth's comedy albums titled If I Embarrass You Tell Your Friends.
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The cover of one of singer and comedian Belle Barth's comedy albums titled If I Embarrass You Tell Your Friends.

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Vivienne Segal

Actress Vivienne Segal was best known for creating the role of Vera Simpson in the 1940 Rodgers and Hart musical Pal Joey, for which she sang what would become her signature song, “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered.”

Martha Schlamme

Martha Schlamme rose to popularity singing Yiddish and Hebrew songs at Catskills resorts, but was best known for her interpretations of Kurt Weill’s music.

Ruth Rubin

Ruth Rubin helped lay the cornerstones for the modern Yiddish revival movement by recording, studying, and performing Yiddish songs and folk tales.

Sylvia Rosner Rothchild

Sylvia Rosner Rothchild used her writing talents to turn oral history interviews with Holocaust survivors and Russian refuseniks into engaging accounts that challenged stereotypes and captured American mainstream audiences.

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