"We Don't Serve Negroes"

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Title

"We Don't Serve Negroes"

Subject

One Mansfield eatery proclaims with a sign, "We Don't Serve Negroes."

Description

Jim Crow laws marginalized African Americans by denying them access to private businesses and public facilities, creating "separate but equal" conditions. For example, many black Americans were forced to eat in the back of some establishments or not allowed in at all.

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

10006670.jpg

Citation

“"We Don't Serve Negroes" ,” The Crisis at Mansfield, accessed July 22, 2018, https://mansfieldcrisis.omeka.net/items/show/81.