Incredible photo set featuring Lena Horne, Eartha Kitt, Rosalind Russell and more from Jet’s April 9, 1953 issue. It was an NAACP Benefit show and Ms. Horne is featured with the head of the NAACP, Walter White; the iconic composer W.C. Handy, legendary comed

ian Danny Thomas and four disabled Marines. Jazz pianist Errol Garner is pictured with singer Elaine Malbin and Eartha Kitt and shown with jazz musician Arthur Prysock. Actress Rosalind Russell is shown with Dr. S. Carter.