Created by
Unidentified
Date
before 1950
Medium
whitewash and paint on wood
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/4 x 36 3/16 x 7/8 in. (21 x 91.9 x 2.2 cm)
Description
A hand painted wood segregation sign. The sign is painted with a whitewash background which has thinned with age. The board is missing a piece at the bottom. The lettering is hand painted, in dark blue paint with the words: [PINE BLUFF] on the first line. The second line has lettering that has been broken off on the lower half. The words mostly likely are: [SECTION]. There are eye screws on the top of the sign.
Place used
Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Type
signs
Topic
American South
Segregation
Transportation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.117.11.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53f8a9c0f-79f0-4f78-b4c8-f7856407d1b0

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