Letter to Margaret Martin Wallace ("Meg") from Josephine Baker

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Written by
Baker, Josephine, American, 1906 - 1975
Received by
Wallace, Margaret Martin
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (26.7 x 20.6 cm)
Type
letters (correspondence)
Place made
Le Vésinet, Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date
November 1, 1938
Description
A signed, typed letter from Josephine Baker to her sister Margaret Martin Wallace ("Meg"). The letter is written in French and was accompanied by a typed translation of the text.
Topic
African American
Actors
Entertainers
Families
United States--History--1933-1945
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.36.14
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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