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Babe Ruth & Ty Cobb go at it in golf... Roosevelt's Executive Order against descrimination...
Item # 658947
June 26, 1941
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1941
* President Roosevelt's Executive Order 8802
* Ending discrimination in Department of Defense jobs
Page 12 has two column heading: "President Orders an Even Break For Minorities in Defense Jobs", with the subhead: "He Issues an Order That Defense Contract Holders Not Allow Discrimination Against Negroes or Any Worker", followed by about 8 inches of text. Page 30 has photo and coverage of Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth going head-to-head in a charity golf match.
Complete in 46 pages, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century