• Short Summary

    AN AMERICAN BASEBALL TEAM, THE "MINNESOTA TWINS", WHO ARE IN FLORIDA FOR THEIR SUMMER TRAINING SEASON HAVE BOOKED IN AT A HOTEL CATERING FOR 90TH NEGRO AND WHITE CLIENTS.

  • Description

    AN AMERICAN BASEBALL TEAM, THE "MINNESOTA TWINS", WHO ARE IN FLORIDA FOR THEIR SUMMER TRAINING SEASON HAVE BOOKED IN AT A HOTEL CATERING FOR 90TH NEGRO AND WHITE CLIENTS.

    IT IS USUAL IN FLORIDA FOR HOTELS TO BE STRICTLY SEGREGATED. HOWEVER THE "MINNESOTA TWINS" HAVE BOTH NEGRO AND WHITE PLAYERS IN THEIR TEAM. AT FIRST THE MANAGEMENT DECIDED TO COMPLY WITH OFFICIAL RULING ARRANGED FOR THE NEGROES TO STAY AT A NEGRO HOTEL. HOWEVER, WHEN THE WHITE WERE REFUSED ACCOMMODATION AT AN ALL-WHITE HOTEL THE TEAM AS A WHOLE DECIDED TO MOVE TO INTEGRATED LODGINGS.

    THE "TWINS" HAD BEEN THE ONLY MAJOR LEAGUE TEAM TO PERMIT SEGREGATED HOUSING IN SPRING TRAINING......

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8LP1E0ILV8C7JQ8ZOA9P0P6DU
    Media URN:
    VLVA8LP1E0ILV8C7JQ8ZOA9P0P6DU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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