Civil Rights Era
Old Civil Rights, Segregation Era PhotosThis collection of old photos document the struggles of African Americans during the Civil Rights movement and segregation in the South during the 1950s and 1960s. These photographs are excellent additions to anyone's collection of Civil Rights memorabilia. Some of the subject matter includes segregation, civil rights marches, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Robert F. Kennedy, riots, bombings, and other important events during the 1960s movement.
Photo showing a street scene near a bus station in Durham, North Carolina. You can see a door with 'White Ladies Only' on it. Segregation was a very big issue in the deep South during this period. This old photo dates to 1940. Learn More
Photo showing a group of black men in front of a grocery store in Roxboro, North Carolina. Segregation was a very big issue in the deep South during this period. This old photo dates to 1940. Learn More
Photo of a young black African American boy drinking water at a water fountain marked 'Colored'. Photo dates to the 1940s. Learn More
Photo of black person waiting at the bus station in Durham, North Carolina. You can see a colored waiting room sign and some old posters on the wall. Photo dates to 1940. Learn More