Francine Everett (April 13, 1915 – May 27, 1999) was an African-American actress and singer who is best known for her performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts that were created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences. She studied and acted with the Federal Theater in Harlem, which was sponsored by the Works Progress Administration.
Hipsters | 1943 A group portrait of two African American couples, circa 1943. Charles “Teenie” Harris, Photographer.Carnegie Museum of Art. African American vernacular photography via Black History Album. FIND US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOK | TUMBLR | FLICKR | PINTEREST