Acts featured there included Louis Armstrong, Moms Mabley, Fats Waller, Wilbur Sweatman, Peg Leg Bates, and Fletcher Henderson. Like the Cotton Club, Connie's Inn featured African-American performers, but restricted its audience to whites only.
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- "Peg Leg Bates, One-Legged Dancer, Dies at 91" The New York Times, December 8, 1998.
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