Typed Carbon or Draft of 2-Page Letter to American Automobile Assn. July 1, 1935. J. K. of Dayton Bailey, Ohio.

Typed Carbon or Draft of 2-Page Letter to American Automobile Assn. July 1, 1935

1935. Letter. A couple of words are crossed out or changed. Not signed. Martin writes to T. E. Allen, Secretary of the AAA in Washington, DC. He is responding to a letter reprimanding him for renting their auto race track to some African Americans for one day. Bailey defends himself by saying that "... nothing is mentioned in the Rule Book about the policy of not permitting negro's to participate in any race whatsoever. (In my opinion it is wrong not to permit them to do so)." Bailey then goes on to complain about how much a corporation (of which he is a part, have lost on AAA Auto Races because of his appearance fees and purses and failure of a lot of the racers to actually show up. Bailey wants AAA to take action against the racers who failed to show up and asks ".. or are you frightened to reprimand, fine, or suspend them because of the shortage of cars?" Very Good. Item #82439

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