By on August 18th, 2012

Year: 1943
Photograph by: Arthur Siegal

Year: 1943
Photograph by: Arthur Siegal

Taken in North Carolina, this shows the segregation of water fountains for whites and non-whites. What is even more shocking is the nonchalance of the black man who is taking a sip from the fountain.

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