Check out these fabulous photos of legendary jazz singers, Billie Holiday, June Christy, Mary Lou Williams, and Ella Fitzgerald. The Library of Congress has a photo stream on Flickr showcasing various historical collection. The photos above are from the Gottlieb Jazz collection.
“Celebrated jazz artists come to life in photographs by William P. Gottlieb. His images document the jazz scene in New York City and Washington, D.C., from 1938 to 1948, a time recognized by many as the “Golden Age of Jazz”.