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‘Blacks-Only’ Library in Alexandria, Va.

A "blacks-only" library opens in Alexandria, Va., after five black men are arrested for refusing to leave a "whites-only" library in 1939.

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    Photograph
  • Copyright
    Restricted

A photograph of the "blacks-only" library built due to the sit-in. It is now the Alexandria Black History Museum.

Courtesy Alexandria Black History Museum

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