MacDaniel, Hattie

MacDaniel, Hattie

Hattie MacDaniel

6-10-1895; 10-26-1952

In 1929 McDaniel was left without a job due to the Great Depression, so she went to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and found work at Sam Pick's Club Madrid―as a bathroom attendant. Eventually she became a performer there and remained at the Club Madrid for about a year.