31 minutes | Aug 14th 2020

Episode 170: Bee Jackson’s 1926 Visit to Charleston: Behind the Scenes

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Professional dancer Bee Jackson’s brief sojourn to Charleston in April 1926 was immortalized on film, but the motivation behind her visit is less visible. She didn’t come here to work, nor was she paid for dancing at private parties and outdoor photo shoots. So why did Bee take a detour from her lucrative international career to do the “Charleston” in Charleston?
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