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Hattie McDaniel (Actress) – Petition

HATTIE  McDANIEL 1895 * 1952 ______________________________________ By Dale Ricardo Shields  All Rights Reserved. {Petition to replace the stolen Oscar} http://www.gopetition.com/petition/42042.html  “Born on June 10, 1895, in Wichita, Kansas, Hattie was one of 13  children and the daughter of former slaves Henry and Susan McDaniel. Hattie’s father Henry McDaniel fought in the Civil War with the 122nd …

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The Whitman Sisters “Royalty of Negro Vaudeville”

The Whitman Sisters     “The Whitman Sisters were the highest paid act on the Negro Vaudeville Circuit, Theater Owner Booking Association (Toby), and one of the longest surviving touring companies (1899-1942). The group was considered the greatest incubator of dancing talent for Negro shows on or off Toby, and significantly contributed to American theater …

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