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Signs of Segregation

"Drinking fountain on the county courthouse lawn, Halifax, North Carolina" by John Vachon, 1938

Signs of Segregation
Photographer John Vachon captures segregation enforcement in Halifax, North Carolina in April 1938.
Rights
Public Domain
Contributor: Institution
Library of Congress - Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers
Author(s)
John Vachon
Date / time
April 1938

A Cafe Near the Tobacco Market, Durham, North Carolina, May 1940

Signs of Segregation
A cafe near the tobacco market, Durham, North Carolina. Signs: Separate doors for "White" and for "Colored," May 1940.
Photograph by Jack Delano, courtesy of U.S. Library of Congress.
Rights
Public Domain
Contributor: Institution
Library of Congress - Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers
Contributor: Owner
Library of Congress - Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers
Author(s)
Delano, Jack
Date / time
May 1940
Collection
Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives

Rex Theater for Colored People by Dorthea Lange, 1937

Signs of Segregation
Dorthea Lange's photograph, Theatre in Leland, Mississippi, June, 1937.
Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection, LC-DIG-fsa-8b32104, Retrieved from: http://loc.gov/pictures/resource/fsa.8b32104/
Rights
Public Domain
Contributor: Institution
Library of Congress - Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers
Author(s)
Dorthea Lange
Date / time
June, 1937
Institution
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC

Detroit Tenants Photograph by Arthur S. Siegel, 1942

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, 1943

Signs of Segregation
Esther Bubley, sign for colored waiting room, Greyhound bus station in Rome, GA, September 1943. Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC
Rights
Public Domain
Contributor: Institution
Library of Congress
Author(s)
Esther Bubley
Date / time
September 1943

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