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Arthur Ashe 1st black U.S. Open tennis champ....
Item # 599475
August 26, 1968
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, August 26, 1968
* Tennis star Arthur Ashe
* 1st black to win
* US Open
Within the sport's section (page 8) is a three column heading: "1st American In 15 Years As Ashe Takes Nationals". This is 1st report coverage on Arthur Ashe becoming the first African American to win the United States Open Tennis championship.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.
Category: The 20th Century