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‘Race problems roots in capital’ – 1942 | by Washington Area Spark
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‘Race problems roots in capital’ – 1942

An illustration shows that Jim Crow spreads outward into the country from the example set in the nation’s capital.


For a detailed blog post on the fight against Jim Crow in the U.S. Capitol public restaurants, see


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Illustration by Dan Burley. Printed in the April 11, 1942 New York Amsterdam Star News

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Taken on April 11, 1942