Hattie McDaniel receiving her Oscar for Gone With the Wind from Fay Bainter, February 1940. She was the first African-American to win an Academy Award.

Hattie McDaniel receiving her Oscar for Gone With the Wind from Fay Bainter, February 1940. She was the first African-American to win an Academy Award.

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Hattie McDaniel - Gone with the Wind. 1st African American to win an Oscar. (Best supporting actress for Gone With the Wind.) Her parents had been slaves.

Hattie McDaniel - Gone with the Wind. 1st African American to win an Oscar. (Best supporting actress for Gone With the Wind.) Her parents had been slaves.

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Miss Hattie McDaniels Here she is receiving her academy award for supporting actress in "Gone With The Wind"

Miss Hattie McDaniels Here she is receiving her academy award for supporting actress in "Gone With The Wind"

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A young Hattie McDaniel (1910); the face is the same & she was wonderful in so many films

A young Hattie McDaniel (1910); the face is the same & she was wonderful in so many films

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Ms. Hattie McDaniel. First African American woman to win an Academy Award. Gone with the Wind!
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Hattie McDaniel (1895–1952) was 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).

Hattie McDaniel (1895–1952) was 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).

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1935 Shirley Temple & Hattie McDaniel in The Little Colonel♥ hmmm china or celluloid buttons on Hattie's dress? (ever the button student;)

1935 Shirley Temple & Hattie McDaniel in The Little Colonel♥ hmmm china or celluloid buttons on Hattie's dress? (ever the button student;)

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