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“Colored Women” (Metal sign for restroom door)

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2014.005

Scope and Contents

“Colored Women” (Metal sign for restroom door, black letters on white sign, with traces of red paint on the edges) From Brooks Circle Esso Service Station, Kingsport, Tenn., likely 1940s)--Removed 1960s. 1 pc.

Dates

  • 1920 - 1950

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 item ; 3 x 10 inches

Language of Materials

English

  • African Americans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Segregation Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Signs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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