Mansfield African American Oral History Project, excerpt on difficulty from Jim Crow laws

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Title

Mansfield African American Oral History Project, excerpt on difficulty from Jim Crow laws

Description

In Mansfield, everyday life for African Americans was made difficult by Jim Crow laws. Tasks as simple as buying a new pair of shoes were not easy for African Americans. They went into the store knowing their size because they were not allowed to try them on beforehand.

Subject

Tasks, such as clothes shopping, are complicated from African Americans because of Jim Crow laws.

Source

Mansfield African American Oral History Project, unabridged transcript, page 58

Date

1995-12

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