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The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame pays tribute to celebrated singer and actress, and long-time Hartford resident, Sophie Tucker. “The Last of the Red-Hot Mamas,” Tucker’s five-decade career spanned the vaudeville stage to Royal Command Performances—for three generations of British monarchs. Tucker shared top billing with many of the 20th century’s most famous stars, including W. C. Fields, Will Rogers, Eddie Cantor, Jack Benny, and Fanny Brice.

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Websites

“Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame,” 2017. Link.
Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. “Sophie Tucker,” 2017. Link.

Documents

Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford. “Finding Aid to the Sophie Tucker Collection,” 2017. Link.
Internet Archive, Popular Jazz Archive. “Sophie Tucker Collection 1925-1934,” 2017. Link.

Books

Tucker, Sophie. Some of These Days; the Autobiography of Sophie Tucker. Garden City; New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1945.

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