Iconic model Donyale Luna serving major Josephine Baker as she pets a koala bear in a wildlife sanctuary in Australia in 1967. Photo by Time Life Pictures/Pix Inc./Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.
Model Dorothea Towles, staying at Eartha Kitt’s NYC apartment in 1955, taking care of Ms. Kitt’s four cats.
Eartha Kitt, photographed by Gordon Parks, with her two cats.
Lena Horne feeding her pug Nellie. Jet, February 17, 1955.
Billie Holiday and her boxer Mister in her dressing room, 1946.