May 12, 2010 1:54 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5
The last Ziegfeld Girl has died. Doris Eaton Travis died Tuesday at age 106.
Travis was one of the legendary Ziegfeld Follies Girls, the chorus girls who wore elaborate costumes for the Ziegfeld Follies series of Broadway theatrical productions in the early 1900s.
She also was a supporter of the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS fundraising organization and appeared often in its annual Easter Bonnet Competition.
She was from West Bloomfield, Mich.