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Hattie McDaniel (Gone with the Wind) – Best Supporting Actress of

Watch a radiant Hattie McDaniel accept her Oscar at a segregated Academy Awards ceremony

Tara....My Dad was from Irish ancestry and this always made me think of us....miss him!

My Dad was from Irish ancestry and this always made me think of us.

Hattie McDaniel as Mammy in Gone with the Wind

Mammy: "Well Miss Ellen, she went down to nurse that Emmie Slattery, that white trash and she took down with it, too. And last night, she.

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No one messes with Mammy! Hattie McDaniel in Gone With The Wind won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at the Annual Academy Awards held on February Love the Mammy, one of the most unforgettables in GWTW.

1941 second marriage for Actress Hattie McDaniel (1895-1952) to real estate salesman James Lloyd Crawford. They divorced in 1945.  She was the first African-American to win an Academy Award. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939).

1941 third marriage for Hattie McDaniel to real estate salesman James Lloyd Crawford. They divorced in

Hattie McDaniel, Actress (1895-1952) Because her 1940 Oscar win was the first ever for an African American. (After accepting it, she had to return to her segregated table at the ceremony.)

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But did you know that Hattie McDaniel, the first African American to win an Oscar, was not allowed to attend the national premier of Gone With The Wind , the film featuring her winning performance, because she was black?

Museum of Tolerance – -  Women’s History Month at the MOT – Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American woman to win an Academy Award. She worked with Hollywood legends ranging from Shirley Temple to Clark Gable, but was barred from being buried in a Hollywood cemetery with her white colleagues when she passed way in 1952.

Museum of Tolerance - - Women’s History Month at the MOT - Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American woman to win an Academy Award. She worked with Hollywood legends ranging from Shirley Temple to Clark Gable, but

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