Eartha Kitt and her daughter Kitt McDonald in London in 1965. I had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Kitt and her daughter in 2001 when Ms. Kitt played the Fairy Godmother in “Cinderella” on Broadway and, I have to say, the mutual adoration was adorable. Photo: Bettman/Corbis
Lena Horne hugs her daughter Gail Jones, backstage at the York Playhouse on October 6, 1960 after Gail made her stage debut in the musical Valmuouth. Gail Jones is now Gail Buckley and the author of several books including The Hornes: An American Family.” Photo: Bettman/Corbis.
Hazel Scott chatting with Bill Cosby and James Moody (Yes, Moody’s Mood for Love) in 1968 at a Los Angeles bar called Hong Kong. This photo was included in a March 1968 story about Ms. Scott in Ebony magazine.