Black and white postcard from the papers of Mary Dawson, a dancer born in Philadelphia who became known in the entertainment world as Mademoiselle Fifi. Text on the postcard says, "Just Arrived for the Summer Fifi from Paris The One Only & Original Now Playing Savoy Theatre Atlantic City, N.J." The theater name and city have been crossed out, and a note added to say, "Season 1928-1929." In the photograph, words on the parasol say, "Fifi Dancing Venus."
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Requested credit line: Image courtesy of Special Collections, Raymond H.
Fogler Library, DigitalCommons@UMaine,
MS 904 sc, Mary Dawson papers
burlesque dancer, Mademoiselle Fifi, Mary Dawson