Separate Is Not Equal - Brown v. Board of Education

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Behring Center



header
Segregated America
  • Promise of Freedom
  • White Only
  • Separate but Equal
  • The Supreme Court
The Battleground
Legal Campaign
Five Communities Change a Nation
The Decision
Legacy
Sign, “Colored Waiting Room”

Sign, “Colored Waiting Room”

Rome, GA, 1943
(Courtesy of Library of Congress)

Back to Jim Crow Laws

Sign, “No Beer Sold to Indians”

Sign, “No Beer Sold to Indians”

This sign hangs in the window of a business in Sisseton, South Dakota, in 1939. (Courtesy of Library of Congress)

Back to Jim Crow Laws