Legendary North Beach stripper Carol Doda works at her Champagne and Lace lingerie shop in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, July 14, 2009. Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle

Legendary S.F. stripper Carol Doda dies at 78

Legendary San Francisco stripper Carol Doda, whose splashy act helped introduce topless entertainment to the city more than 50 years ago, died at age 78.

Legendary San Francisco stripper Carol Doda, whose splashy act helped introduce topless entertainment to the city more than 50 years ago, died at age 78 on Monday.

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Carol Doda at The Condor Club. When my ship would return from Vietnam, Carol Doda would come out to the the Golden Gate in a small boat, Topless, to welcome us sailors home!

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Pioneering Topless Stripper Carol Doda Dies Aged 78

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Legendary S.F. stripper Carol Doda dies at 78

Art of Carol Doda //nearly forgot her.. LATE MID CENTURY.

Carol Ann Doda (born August was a topless stripper in San Francisco, California in the through She was one of the first of her era. The Queen of North Beach.

Carol Doda outside the Condor Club in 1966. Photo: Gordon Peters, The Chronicle

Legendary S.F. stripper Carol Doda dies at 78

Carol Doda outside the Condor Club in Photo: Gordon Peters, The Chronicle

Carol Doda, who helped take stripping out of the sleaziest margins of American society and won worldwide fame as a topless dancer in the 1960s and ’70s, has died in San Francisco of complications related to kidney failure.  The city has always embraced the entertainer in any form, and Ms. Doda, with her combination of looks, personality and humor, was eagerly promoted as the city’s peep show ambassador.  For many years, Ms. Doda was a major attraction for people who wanted a taste of the…

Legendary S.F. stripper Carol Doda dies at 78

Carol Doda, showing the effects of silicon breast injections to the press. (Photo: Ken McLaughlin, The Chronicle)

Carol Doda, in a topless swimsuit  dancing at the Condor Club, San Francisco, June 23, 1964. The photograph was taken before Doda's breast were enhanced by silicone injections. Photo: Gordon Peters, STAFF

Legendary S.F. stripper Carol Doda dies at 78

Carol Doda, in a topless swimsuit dancing at the Condor Club, San Francisco, June The photograph was taken before Doda's breast were enhanced by silicone injections.

Carol Doda, right, and Dick Winn, pulled up to the bar at Tosca.

Legendary S.F. stripper Carol Doda dies at 78

Carol Doda, right, and Dick Winn, pulled up to the bar at Tosca.

Longtime preformer: In this December 1985 photo, stripper Carol Doda holds up her tassels while posing in her apartment in San Francisco. Doda first went topless in 1964 at the Condor Club — a move that changed every nightspot on busy Broadway in San Francisco

Carol Doda, who helped introduce topless entertainment, dies

Famous stripper Carol Doda known as 'the new Twin Peaks of San Francisco' dies at 78

perpetual f: Carol Doda performs during Sacramento stripper trail

perpetual f: Carol Doda performs during Sacramento stripper trail

Legendary North Beach stripper Carol Doda works at her Champagne and Lace lingerie shop in San Francisco on Tuesday, July 14, 2009. Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle

Legendary S.F. stripper Carol Doda dies at 78

Legendary North Beach stripper Carol Doda works at her Champagne and Lace lingerie shop in San Francisco on Tuesday, July Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle

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