Mansfield segregated water fountain

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Title

Mansfield segregated water fountain

Subject

A boy drinks from a segregated water fountain at a gas station in Mansfield on August 2, 1956.

Description

This photo - taken the month of the Mansfield desegregation crisis in 1956 - depicts a microcosm of Jim Crow-era segregation. In addition to separate water fountains, blacks and whites were separated in bus seating, theater seating, restaurants, health care, housing and in other everyday activities across the South.

Source

Courtesy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Arlington, Texas

Publisher

[no text]

Date

1956-08-02

Files

10006671.jpg

Citation

“Mansfield segregated water fountain,” The Crisis at Mansfield, accessed April 21, 2018, http://mansfieldcrisis.omeka.net/items/show/82.