Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American NewspapersMain MenuIntroductionAfrican-American Newspapers & Everyday Black HistoryProject Motivation, Methodology, and Scholarly ContributionWomen in African-American NewspapersBlack History 365Popular PostsMatthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a
July 6, 1950
1media/LAS 7-6-50.jpg2016-07-05T20:51:36+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3853plain2016-07-05T21:01:04+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn July 6, 1950, the first page of the Los Angeles Sentinel's society section featured four large pictures of African Americans enjoying swimming pools. Three of the pictures were from South park pool on the city's Eastside, including one photo with a dozen "young mermaids" in swimsuits and swim caps. The fourth picture highlighted Dr. and Mrs. John Coleman of South Gramercy Place who were "among the lucky Angelenos who have a modern swimming pool on the grounds of their smart California home." (Click to view PDF).
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