Feast Your Eyes: An Illustration from Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters

This photograph by Lee Russell appears in the forthcoming Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters: The Struggle over Segregated Recreation in America by Victoria W. Wolcott.


Figure 5. African Americans skating at the Savoy Ballroom in Chicago, 1941. CORE recruited talented young skaters from the Savoy to help desegregate white rinks. Courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection.

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