• Short Summary

    The first African American woman to be a competitor in world tennis arrives in New York after winning Wimbledon.

  • Description

    USA: New York: New York:

    Miss Althea Gibson recieves famous "Ticker tape" welcome when she arrives back in New York from England...people shower down paper from offices etc as she drives by in open Yank car.. Miss Gibson shakes hands with Mayor.

    United States of America; Personalities - Sport
    Background: The first African American woman to be a competitor in world tennis arrives in New York after winning Wimbledon.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2U23DZ2LE140ZKY6I53Y0ASH2
    Media URN:
    VLVA2U23DZ2LE140ZKY6I53Y0ASH2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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