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 - - in Noted Screen Star is Entrant in Race to be...
- in Noted Screen Star is Entrant in Race to be Crowned "Miss 01ympicw Youth, beauty and popularity have answered the call of the New York Branch of the N. A. A. C. P., which has officially launched their cam paign to select "Miss Olpmpic to represent Greater htv lork at the world's championship olymp.c games in Lalitorn:a. One ot these nora inees will win this coveted title on A Night in California," at Rock land Palace, Apil 14. which will be the climax of this unusual election. This tremendous event holds the center of the , stage , in all social. club and charitable activities. Inspired by the appeal of so worthy a cause, as well as by the exceptional honor to be conterred on the for tunate young lady who wins the dis tinctive title of "Miss Olympic, a steady flood of names is pouring into the New York Branch Office daily. In this group is found that glamorous little moving picture star, whose nnme has been made famous by King Viodr's "Hallellujah." and recently in "Safe in Hell." Of course, none other than Miss Nina Mae Mc - Kinney. Nina asserts that she has always wanted to make some worth while contribution to the work of the N. .V A. C. P. and regards the "Miss Olympic" venture as a splendid opportun ty. Another little lady who is indireei - lya'soc ated with the theatrical world is Miss Ruth D. ElLngton. sister of the famous "Duke" Ellington. Ruth i also interested in the organ - irat'on's program and then who wouldnt like to own a brand new Plymouth sedan? Miss Fennv Hendriekson is be ing supported by the Lenox Avenue club, and Mis Blanche Dunns campaign is in the hands of Jimmy Dan iels. ' Harold Jackman and Lloyd James", three of Harlem's most pop ular pace - setters. A number of in fluential clubs are enthusiastally boosting their entries. Mrs. Evelyn Moore represents the Non - Pariel Club; Mrs. Lulu Byrney. the Dress maker's Club: Miss Josephine Arm stea?; the W omen 4 Auxiliary of Amasrn Democratic Club; M;ss Beatrice Roberts', the Gay North - easterners: Miss Evelyn Laney, the Forty Club; and both the Couquettes and Osbiny Club, are interested in the success of Miss Ellingtew. Mer - vello beauticians stand one - hundred per cent back of Miss Paul ne Reives, while the Visiting Nurses are represented by Miss Margaret Creth. T4ie entire community of Pelham Manor. New York, has ralLed to the support of Miss Loretta Ancrum, ani Woods de, L I., is eqaally as enthusiastic about their representative. Mrs. Willa Mae Frank. The names' of other Manhattan Girls, such as Miss Mbel Brownfield Mis Vera Hunter, Miss Mildred Stokes. Mi.s Ruth S mmons. Miss Frankye Dixon and Mrs. Frances E. Anderson, are also listed among the most promising aspirants to the throne of "Miss Olympics." What aline up! And they'e off l,ike wildfire! r

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  1. The New York Age,
  2. 19 Mar 1932, Sat,
  3. Page 7

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