Mansfield Community Cemetery

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Title

Mansfield Community Cemetery

Subject

The photo illustrates the physical legacy of segregation in Mansfield, Texas.

Description

There was a time that even the cemetery in Mansfield, Texas was divided by race. The fence and sign dividing the “Whites Only” cemetery from “The Old Negro Graveyard” still remains. At some point “Negro” was erased and replaced with “Colored,” a sign of changing times. This, one of the last physical signs of Jim Crow in Mansfield, still stands in the Mansfield Cemetery.

Source

Megan Middleton

Publisher

[no text]

Date

2015-03-04

Files

Mansfield Community Cemetery.JPG

Citation

“Mansfield Community Cemetery,” The Crisis at Mansfield, accessed December 2, 2022, https://mansfieldcrisis.omeka.net/items/show/12.