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Pre-restoration view of the north façade of the William Lightfoot House (formerly Nightingale House), Williamsburg, Virginia. The Norfolk Café is visible to the left.

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A group of African American men and women at a celebratory dinner in the Williamsburg area, circa 1950's. On Left: Helen Whitten, Helen Braxton Wynn, rest unknown. On Right: Deacon Daniels, Mrs. Daniels, Samuel Power, unknown, Leonard Wallace, rest…

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Several couples and two waiters share a light-hearted moment around a table at a restaurant in the Williamsburg, Virginia area, circa 1950s.

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Close-up view of a meal typically served in the Travis House restaurant when located on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s.

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Teahouse in the garden behind the Travis House restaurant when it was located on Block 13 along Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1935.

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A popular restaurant for tourists in the 1930s, the Travis House stood for a period of time along Duke of Gloucester Street on the site formerly occupied by the Palace Theater. Its menu featured dishes inspired by colonial recipes. The structure…

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Hand-colored lantern slide illustrated with a photo of a view looking down Duke of Gloucester Street past the Travis House restaurant. Taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935, the photo served as one of the earliest promotional images for the newly opened…

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African American man sitting in a restaurant booth in the Williamsburg, Virginia area.

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Mr. Crutchfield posing inside his restaurant, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950's.

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African American young men at a restaurant located in Triangle block between Scotland and Prince George Streets in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950's. Possibly Cook's Beer Garden. Men identified as (l to r): Erechardt Tabb, John Roberts, Herce…

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African American customers at Wallace Cook's Beer Garden, a segregated restaurant and tavern located in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950's.

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African Americans dining at Log Cabin Beach, a segregated recreation facility located along the James River just outside of Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950's.

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African American patrons at Ernest Wallace's Beer Garden & Hillside Café, a segregated tavern and restaurant formerly located on Franklin Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950's.

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Official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a photo of diners at Christiana Campbell's Tavern in the 1950s. The waiter holding the teapot in the center is Hugh Augustus Winfree, Jr., who worked for Colonial Williamsburg for ten years and often…

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Lantern slide featuring a photo taken by F.S. Lincoln of the Dining Room in the Travis House as it appeared in 1935. It is the twenty-sixth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to…

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Postcard depicting the interior of King's Arms Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia, published by Colonial Williamsburg, Inc., ca. 1950s.

The caption reads: "King's Arms Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia. Meals served in the seven dining rooms of the…

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Postcard depicting waitresses posing in front of the Capitol Restaurant on Merchants Square, Williamsburg, Va., ca. late 1940s, published by National Press Company, Chicago.

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Ernest Wallace Hillside Café, also known as Wallace and Cook's Beer Garden, located on Raleigh Lane [no longer extant] between Franklin and Nicholson Streets, Williamsburg, Va., September 1953. From left to right: Mr. Goodman, Charles Wallace, Elsie…

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A popular restaurant for tourists in the 1930s, the Travis House stood for a period of time along Duke of Gloucester Street on the site formerly occupied by the Palace Theater. Its menu featured dishes inspired by colonial recipes. The structure…