About this Image
A young man drinks from a clearly marked "colored" water cooler in a streetcar terminal, an example of daily life during Jim Crow era captured by photographer Lee Russell in 1939.
||Lee, Russell (Photographer)
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
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