Antoine

Also known as Antoine de Paris or ‘Monsieur Antoine’. He was a very famous hairdresser that was born as Antes Cierplikowski, in Sieradz, Poland, in 1884. He started working as a barber apprentice and trained to be a hairdresser with an uncle in Łódź. Soon after, he went to work for Pawel Lewandowski, Poland’s most […]

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Baker, Josephine

She was an exotic entertainer (a singer, a dancer, an actress), an activist and even a spy. Born Freda Josephine McDonald on July 3, 1906, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. Her parents were poor performers and raised Josephine in a neighborhood that housed many vaudeville theaters, which functioned as movie houses, exposing her to showbiz […]

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