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Swimmers at Pool Number 2, Druid Hill Park

Description

People swimming and jumping from the diving board at Pool Number 2 in Druid Hill Park. Pool Number 2 served the recreational needs of Black residents during the time of segregation in Baltimore, Maryland. The pool served over 100,000 Black residents, despite measuring 100 x 105 feet, half the size of whites-only Pool Number 1.

Date

circa 1948

Language(s)

Collection Number

BCLM HEN

Dimensions

4 x 5 inches

Object ID

HEN.01.03-016

Extent

1 negative

Resource ID

5764

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.