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Signs of Segregation

"Colored" drinking fountain

Signs of Segregation
Rights
Public Domain
Institution
Library of Congress - Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers
Author(s)
John Vachon
Date / time
April 1938

White Door, Colored Door

Signs of Segregation
Jack Delano, "A cafe near the tobacco market," Durham, North Carolina, May 1940. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Retrieved from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WhiteDoorColoredDoor.jpg.
Rights
Public Domain
Institution
Library of Congress - Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers
Owner
Library of Congress - Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers
Author(s)
Jack Delano
Date / time
May 1940

Rex Theater for Colored People

Signs of Segregation
Dorthea Lange, Theatre in Leland, Mississippi, June 1937. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection, Library of Congress. Retrieved from: http://loc.gov/pictures/resource/fsa.8b32104/.
Rights
Public Domain
Institution
Library of Congress - Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers
Author(s)
Dorthea Lange
Date / time
June 1937

Photograph of "white tenants" sign

Signs of Segregation
Arthur S. Siegel, photograph of sign reading "We want white tenants in our white community," Detroit, Michigan, February 1942. Retrieved from: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:We_want_white_tenants.jpg.
Rights
Public Domain
Author(s)
Arthur S. Siegel
Date / time
February 1942

Sign for Colored Waiting Room

Signs of Segregation
Esther Bubley, sign for colored waiting room, Greyhound bus station in Rome, GA, September 1943. Library of Congress. Retrieved from: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1943_Colored_Waiting_Room_Sign.jpg.
Rights
Public Domain
Institution
Library of Congress
Author(s)
Esther Bubley
Date / time
September 1943

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