Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American NewspapersMain MenuIntroductionAfrican-American Newspapers & Everyday Black HistoryProject Motivation, Methodology, and Scholarly ContributionWomen in African-American NewspapersBlack History 365Popular PostsMatthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a
October 24, 1942
1media/NJG 10-24-42.jpg2016-10-24T05:48:47+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3853plain2016-10-24T05:56:32+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn October 24, 1942, the front page of the Norfolk Journal and Guide featured a picture of Academy Award winner Hattie McDaniel in uniform. McDaniel was a member of the American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS), an organization that provided support services in the during World War II, such as truck and ambulance driving, message delivery, selling war bonds, and aircraft spotting. Like McDaniel, actresses Joan Crawford, Lillian Randolph, and Betty White were also members of the AWVS.
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