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For the title role of the television movie, “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,”...
For the title role of the television movie, “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” Tyson portrayed a former slave who lived through both the Jim Crow and Civil Rights Eras.
The actress, pictured here taking a drink from a “whites only” water fountain, aged from 19 to 111 and won two Emmy Awards for her work.
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