Young man drinking from segregated water cooler

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.
Creator Lee, Russell (Photographer)
Coverage 1939
Medium Photograph
Repository Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Number LC-USF33- 012327-M5
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