Music: Philippa's Day at the Fair

At the New York World's Fair nearly every day is dedicated to something or somebody. Noel Coward and Tallulah Bankhead have lately had their days; soon Rudy Vallee, Superman, Mrs. Hearst's Milk Fund will have theirs. One day last week it was Philippa Duke Schuyler Day. Dayspring was a bright-eyed, coffee-colored child, not quite nine, who for four years has been an egregious U. S. prodigy (TIME, June 22, 1936).

George Schuyler, a coal-black Negro, was a day laborer before he turned journalist and novelist (Black-No-More, Slaves Today). His white wife, Josephine Schuyler, a...

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