A black and white photographic portrait of LaVern Baker. Depicted is a woman smiling. She is wearing earrings and a matching headband. Her body is angled to her right and she is looking up and to the right as well. She is wearing a black sleeveless dress. In the bottom right corner white text reads "Bruno/ of/ Hollywood/ NYC." Below the photo it says “La Vern Baker PER. MGT. / S.R.O. Artists/ 200 W. 57th. St. N.Y.C. General Artists Corporation/ New York Chicago Beverly Hills Dallas Miami Beach London."
This image depicts Harry Belafonte Jr., while performing at a civil rights fundraiser. Belafonte was the host of the event and headliners included Sidney Poitier, Dizzy Gillespie, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Dressed all in black, Belafonte holds a microphone in his right hand and gestures with his left. Eyes closed, he holds the microphone close to his mouth. Taken from below, this image gives him a monumental aspect.
This image depicts musician Nina Simone sitting at a piano. Sitting sideways to the viewer at a piano, microphone set up in front of her, she turns her head slightly to her right. She wears a silky, long sleeve dress with jeweled buttons at the cuffs, and a sparkly headband.