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"Colored" drinking fountain

"Colored" drinking fountain

Rights: 
Public Domain
Institution: 
Library of Congress - Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers
Description: 
This photograph shows a girl drinking from a fountain on the county courthouse lawn in Halifax, North Carolina. A sign reading "colored" hangs on the tree next to her.
Date / time: 
April 1938
Author(s): 
John Vachon

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Jewish Women's Archive. ""Colored" drinking fountain." (Viewed on April 16, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/colored-drinking-fountain>.