JAMAICA: High Wind

HELP NEEDED. WHITE. MALE AND FEMALE. APPLY IN PERSON. USO (SIGNED) CAPTAIN TYSON.

This advertisement in the Kingston Daily Gleaner threw Jamaica into an uproar. A municipal councilor's resolution asked President Roosevelt to discipline the parties responsible. The USO said it was merely supplying a place for interviews. The U.S. Base Commander, Colonel John V. Dallin, said "the individual concerned ... in no way represented [official] U.S. policy."

In Jamaica the words "white" and "colored" are not used, color distinctions are not recognized. It is a Jamaican nightmare that Lend-Lease will finally put the island under U.S. control, which would introduce...

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