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Pearl Bailey Quits...

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February 12, 1950

DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, February 12, 1950   The frongpage of this issues features a 3 line, 1 col. head: "Pearl Bailey Quits; Blames Race Taunts" and above this head is "Deserts Show". Report describes how Bailey quit a new Broadway show called "Arms and the Girls" because white members of the cast "...needled her with anti-Negro remarks..." Includes a small one-column photo of "Miss Bailey".

This is the First Section of the issue (24 pages), has binding holes in the left margin. Rag issue and is in very good condition.

Category: The 20th Century