Zora in gossip, Pittsburgh Courier, 11 May 1935

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Zora in gossip, Pittsburgh Courier, 11 May 1935 - call the Leg - had any voice in the selection....
call the Leg - had any voice in the selection. Zora Neale Htfrston Adds Color To Videly - Publicized Vanderbilt - Whitney Feud i , NEW YORK, May 9 The first real 4color" to be Injected into the Vanderbilt - Whitney custody fight over the child, Gloria Vanderbilt, - came last week when Zora Neale Hurston, author of the novel, "Jonahs Gourd Vine," and a rec - , ognized anthropologist took sides with Mrs. Vanderbilt, mother of the child who was taken from her control by court decree and given to an aunt, Mrs.' Harry Payne Whitney. - j Miss Hurston's entry into the picture was made via letter to the editor of the Daily News which was given prominent display, in which he said: "The testimony in the Vanderbilt case is a truly won - derful document, and it reminds me of the old Chinese . proverb: "Heaven may protect the working girl, but Jeeves takes care of the ritzy. The minds of those Whit ney witnesses are fearfully and wonderfully made ... 7

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  1. The Pittsburgh Courier,
  2. 11 May 1935, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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