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'Colored Section, Roanoke Station of the Virginia & Western Railroad, Roanoke, Virginia,' February 3, 1950.

For 50 years, blacks and whites had separate waiting rooms in train stations like this one in Roanoke, Virginia

CREDIT: "Roanoke Station of the Virginia & Western Railroad, Roanoke, Virginia. Colored Section," 1950. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-G613-T-56524.



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