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Paul Robeson and Dr. John E. T. Camper protesting Ford's Theatre Jim Crow admission policy

Description

Paul Robeson (left) and Dr. John E.T. Camper (right) holding NAACP Baltimore branch protest signs as they march against the Jim Crow admission policies at Ford's Theatre. By 1952, the theater (once located at 320 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, Maryland) dropped its segregation policies, but struggled to remain open and was eventually demolished in 1964 to make room for a parking garage.

Date

1948-03

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

BCLM HEN

Dimensions

4 x 5 inches

Extent

1 negative

Resource ID

2251

Notes

This collection is part of the larger Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, transferred to the Maryland Historical Society (now Maryland Center for History and Culture) in 1998.

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.