Advertisements: Wrong Hat

The ad that ran in various national publications was right in step with current events. To illustrate Black Chicago, a history of the city's Negro ghetto from 1890 to 1920, a cop was shown clubbing a group of Negroes. Just the thing to cause a concerned citizen to rush right out and buy the book. But wait a minute. Wasn't that an unusual cap the policeman was wearing? The Chicago police department thought so. None of their men wore it. Chicago Daily News Columnist Virginia Kay was also puzzled. She did some checking and printed the results. The officer,...

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