Naomi Waller

Naomi Waller, late Bronx resident Naomi Gay, danced in Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers until 1938. She was Frankie Manning’s partner in the Cotton Club show and was in Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers 1937 European tour. After her return to New York she left the group and became a chorus girl, working in the Savannah Club. In recent years prior to her passing, she had been active in promoting African-American culture.

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