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Pre-restoration view of the north façade of the Lightfoot House (formerly the Allen-Byrd House or Coke House), Williamsburg, Virginia.

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African Americans having a picnic on the beach at Log Cabin Beach, a segregated swimming and recreational facility located on the James River just outside of Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950s. People identified as (l to r) unidentified, Roland…

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View of the west end of the Great Room of the Market Square Tavern taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. The original tavern structure burned down in 1859 but the remains of the original foundations allowed for the restoration of the building to its…

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View of the west end of the Great Room of the Market Square Tavern taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. The original tavern structure burned down in 1859 but the remains of the original foundations allowed for the restoration of the building to its…

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Recto and verso of official Colonial Williamsburg postcard featuring a photo of a costumed interpreter pausing just inside the door of the stair passage of the Peyton Randolph House.

The caption reads: "Elegant and spacious, this stair passage,…

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When Colonial Williamsburg first opened as a museum in the 1930s, Duke of Gloucester Street consisted of a combination of exhibition buildings and commercial establishments. Several grocers operated small food markets in restored or reconstructed…

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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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Exterior view of the A & P Store (south side of Merchants Square), from the corner of Duke of Gloucester Street and North Henry Streets, 1935. The A&P Food Market, which was later converted into the Craft House, stands at the street corner. Next…

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Advertisement for Durant's Photography from Souvenir Program for Dedication Services and 180th Anniversary of First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Va. (October 1956), p. 29. Reproduced with the permission of First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Va.

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Advertisement for West End Valet Dry Cleaning Shop, Williamsburg, Va., from Souvenir Program for Dedication Services and 180th Anniversary of First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Va. (October 1956), p. 34. Reproduced with the permission of First…

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African American Barber Shop in the Williamsburg, Virginia area. In chairs, left to right: Garfield Stokes, Booker T. Orange, George Tabb, Jr., Clarence Parker.

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African American basketball players, possibly on steps of James City County Training School, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa late 1930's.

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Members of a Beauticians' Club pose in Williamsburg, Virginia area home, circa 1950s. Women identified in back row as (l to r): Eliza Hamm, Georgia Johnson, Margaret Scales, unidentified, Louise Lawrence, Ernestine Wales. Women identified seated as…

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African American men, members of the Buckeye Hunt Club, pose with their dogs in the Williamsburg, Virginia area, circa 1950's.

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African American children playing baseball behind James City County Training School, formerly located in Block 27, ca. 1937. Mount Ararat Baptist Church is in the background.

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Portrait of members of an unknown African American club in the Williamsburg, Virginia area, circa 1950's. Back Row (l to r): E. Pierce, John Reid Sr., John Roberts, Calvin Taylor, Ernest Wallace, Prof. Rice. Front Row (l to r): Christine Pierce,…