U.S. At War: Salisbury Entertains

Whites in Salisbury, N.C. (pop. 4,000 Negroes, 14,000 whites) had not wanted Eleanor Roosevelt to come there to address a convention of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church of America. But last week Eleanor came just the same —her face aglow, her thoughts confused, her intentions motherly.

Legion leaders, churchmen, other Salisbury bigwigs had tried to find some way tc keep Eleanor Roosevelt away. The big July 4 parade was a still-troubling memory in the town. Negro Boy Scouts had wanted to march alongside white Boy Scouts, Negro Legionnaires alongside white Legionnaires. But the parade chairman had told them: "You must forget...

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