Buffalo Bob Smith and Howdy Doody
SContestants in the 1948 gameshow program, Who's That Girl?
SDummy Ventriloquist Mashup
This is the only one in the list that isn't a genuine act, but rather a mashup by Aeron over at Eaten By Ducks. However, it so perfectly captures everything that is malevolent about vintage ventriloquy that I felt impelled to include it.
S Extremely Upsetting Edwardian Ventriloquist
SHenry Rox with Matt
SPopsy A Simply Made Dummy for the Amateur Ventriloquist
SPublicity Stills (unidentified) Circa 1945 Collection Jim Linderman
SThe Ventriloquist who refused to be a stripper
Thora a Victorian Transvestite Ventriloquist