Separate and Unequal: Segregated School Building in Camden, Massachusetts Digital History ID 4164

Separate and Unequal: Segregated School Building in  Camden, Massachusetts

Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Museum Number: ppmsca-#05511
Annotation: The 1896 court ruling in Plessy v Ferguson ushered in an era of "separate but equal" facilities and treatment for blacks and whites. In the area of education, it was felt that the children of former slaves would be better served if they attended their own schools and in their own communities. These images of schools for black students show that facilities were separate but never equal. -From the Library Of Congress
Year: 1935

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