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Subject: NY Daily News article from 2011 about her first day as a New York City cab driver

"No black cabbies allowed downtown, you could only work uptown."
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Date Posted: Saturday, April 07, 12:11:11pm
In reply to: Dies at 103 's message, "Gertrude Jeannette, pioneering African-American theater director and actress. Became the 1st female cab driver in New York City in 1942" on Saturday, April 07, 11:09:18am


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According to the HistoryMakers website she was also the first woman licensed to drive a motorcycle in New York City in 1935. (NT)Apparently there were no flies on Gertrude.Saturday, April 07, 12:15:21pm

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