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"Wants 'Jim Crow' Cars"- Jim Crow

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Title "Wants 'Jim Crow' Cars"- Jim Crow
Date 2/19/1899
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Messenger
Description Article describing a petition for segregated railroad cars that was posted in The Orton hotel for traveling salesmen to sign. The petition expresses a desire for rigid enforcement and harsh penalties for violators of the law wished to be passed.
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Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library