Recreation in Segregated Washington, D.C.

Last Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 9 a.m.

A photo display of places of recreation for African Americans during segregation in Washington, D.C.

The photos include, a silent movie theater that became what is now known as Ben's Chili Bowl. Also included are a swimming pool in Georgetown, a tennis court, country
clubs and an amusement park near Benning Road, night clubs and theaters on U St. NW.