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.
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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African-Americans - History
African Americans--Segregation--History--19th century
African Americans--Segregation--History--20th century
United States--Race relations
Signs and signboards--United States
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