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African-American playground, 1954

Posted on July 23, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
One of the playgrounds in the African American section of the Bluegrass-Aspendale housing project in Lexington's east side in April 1954. An eight-foot fence separated blacks and whites from 1939 until January 1974. Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader April 18, 1954. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

One of the playgrounds in the African-American section of the Bluegrass-Aspendale housing project in Lexington’s east side in April 1954. An eight-foot fence separated blacks and whites from 1939 until January 1974. Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on April 18, 1954. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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