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New York State Making Progress in Curbing Discrimination by Restaurants, Hotels

January 13, 1948
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Action by New York State law enforcement agencies ##ecured “out of court” satisfactory settlements of a number of complaints of racial and religious discrimination by hotels, resorts and restaurants, it was reported yesterday by Attorney-General Nathaniel L. Goldstein.Mr. Goldstein attributed the effectiveness of the “educational” approach taken ###y his offices to the presence in the statute books of laws providing punishment for discriminatory practices, which could be invoked if the restaurants or hotels affected had proved recalcitrant. He said that “New York State made substantial gains luring 1947 in field of anti-discrimination.”

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