Segregation in Dallas. Marion Butts Collection Dallas Public Library. 1946. Cooksie’s Café for Colored at the Powell Hotel. Date unknown. Colored Waiting Room - A crowd stands in line to board a bus. Date Unknown. A sign on a business window points to the “White” entrance. 1949.
Marion Butts Collection
Dallas Public Library
Cooksie’s Café for Colored at the Powell Hotel
Colored Waiting Room - A crowd stands in line to board a bus.
A sign on a business window points to the “White” entrance.
S.R. Tankersley of the Negro Moving Picture Machine Operators Union, Local 249-A, pickets in front of the Lincoln Theater .
Toilet facilities at the Frederick Douglass Elementary School – an all Black school.
Mrs. M. A. Flanagan protests segregation at the State Fair of Texas
View of the exhibit 'The Negro in American History', a booth depicting African American achievements from 1492 - 1967 (created by Harold Lang, principal of N.W. Harllee Elementary School).
Ethel Ransom Memorial Hospital in Fort Worth
Homes in a Black neighborhood in Dallas.
Slum homes in the Roosevelt Addition of West Dallas in the aftermath of flooding from the Trinity River
Man on sidewalk, walking to 'colored balcony'
Knights of Pythias parade
Protesters, including Dallas ministers Rev. E.W. Thomas and Rev. H. Rhett James, in front of H.L. Green's fighting for integrated lunch counters
Dallas Police Department's first African American officers, Lee Brotherton and B.J. Thomas
T. Bone Walker golfing at Hilliard Golf Course for blacks