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Segregated restroom sign

Description: Signs indicating separate or exclusive facilities for white and black people were found in public spaces throughout the southern United States through the mid 1960s. The letters “L & N” at the bottom of this piece refer to the Louisville & Nashville railroad, where such a sign might have hung in the waiting room.
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Copyright: This file is licensed under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Subjects: Segregation
20th Century
Nineteen sixties
African-Americans - History
African Americans--Segregation--History--19th century
African Americans--Segregation--History--20th century
United States--Race relations
Race relations
Signs and signboards--United States

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