Truman DoctrineThe Truman Doctrine became the foundation of American foreign policy, and led, in 1949, to the formation of NATO, a military alliance that is still in effect. Historians often use Truman's speech to date the start of the Cold War. The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union with its satellite states (the Eastern Bloc), and the United States with its allies (the Western Bloc) after World War II.
Jackie Robinson integrates baseball.Robinson broke the baseball color line when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
North Carolina Tournament - DurhamWomen's singles:
F. AG d. Doris M. Miles; 6-1, 6-4.
F. AG/Vivian Sanson d. Nellie Randall/Doris Miles in doubles; 6-2, 6-3.
Eaton/AG and Miles/Dr. Johnson was rained out and to be played at a later date that wasn't published.
NYAN and Pittsburgh Courier 05 July 1947.
New England Tennis Tournament - New Haven at Yale Tennis courtsWomen's singles:
F. AG d. Ethel Freeman; 6-2, 6-0.
F. AG/Doris Miles d. Cleo Grosvenor/Ethel Freeman; 6-2, 7-5.
Afro American July 19 1947 (no other confirming articles)
Eastern Open Tennis Tournament- Scotch Plains, NJWomen Singles
3 (?) AG d. Ruth Gonzales; 6-1, 6-2.
F. AG d. Nana Davis; 6-1, 6-0
unk round- George Stewart, Frances Gittens d. AG/Whirlwind; 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.
Courier News 04 and 02 Aug 1947.
Mid Western Tournament - Indianapolis, INWomen's singles:
F. AG defeats Elizabeth Stanfield; 7-5, 6-2
ATA Tourney at Tuskegee, ORA WASHINGTON WINS LAST NTL TITLE against Althea and Whirlwind, the mantle is passedWomen's singles:
1 or Q. AG d. Sarah L. Jesse; 6-1, 6-1
S. AG d. Nana Davis; 6-1, 6-1
F. AG d. Roumania Peters; 7-5, 6-0
F. George Stewart/Ora Washington d. AG/Whirlwind; 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
Atlanta Daily World 23 and 26 Aug; New Journal and Guide 23 Aug; [Chicago Defender 30 Aug[(https://drive.google.com/open?id=1GCBTQ28q2VjXNCEvheQRvkPcbdrs8dMI)
Exhibition match with Mary HardwickeTribune article seems to indicate the exhibition game was during the ATA tournament in Tuskegee.
Philadelphia Tribune 30 Dec; Bermuda Recorder 14 Aug 1957