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Bathers at Prince Edward Lake, VA.

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Title

Bathers at Prince Edward Lake, VA.

Description

In this photograph are Jo Davis (left), a teacher with the United Federation of Teachers (UFT); Spottswood Robinson, a lifeguard (center); and Myron Wisotsky, also with the UFT (right).

The Prince Edward State Park for Negroes was established as a "separate but equal" facility in 1950 in the wake of a lawsuit by Maceo C. Martin. The park was operated independently from the nearby Goodwin Lake Recreation Area until passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Subject

Prince Edward County (Va.)--Race relations.
Blacks--Segregation--United States

Creator

Padow-Sederbaum, Phyllis

Source

PhyllisPadowSederbaumCollection.Box1.Folder36

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

c. 1963

Date Created

2011-03-23

Rights

Reprinted with permission of Phyllis Padow-Sederbaum. This material may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). We welcome you to make fair use of the content accessible on this website as defined by copyright law. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

Format

Image
JPEG

Extent

569,299 bytes

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Spatial Coverage

Prince Edward County (Va.)

Original Format

Photograph, Black & White

Physical Dimensions

5.338 x 3.732 inches (135.59 x 94.78 mm)

Citation

Padow-Sederbaum, Phyllis, “Bathers at Prince Edward Lake, VA.,” Queens College Civil Rights Archives, accessed May 21, 2022, http://archives.qc.cuny.edu/civilrights/items/show/101.

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