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unknown, fl. 1930-1950; [Photograph of African Americans swimming]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09724.03 Author/Creator: unknown, fl. 1930-1950; Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: circa 1930-1950 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 10.1 x 15 cm. Order a Copy

One undated sepia-toned photograph of swimming pool. Pictured are only African Americans. This is likely a segregated pool.

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