Negro population and lifestyle in towns and rural areas of Alabama after World War 2, in the United States
United States USA Date:1949 Duration:1 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A Negro man and an old woman ride on a horse-drawn cart in the United States. Negro people on streets of a town, likely in Alabama (sign for Interstate 241, primarily an Alabama roadway). Advertisements on walls including one for Eight O'Clock coffee. Negro men and women talking together on sidewalks and shopping in stores. White and negro citizens of town walking on town sidewalks. Many of the men wearing suits, and some others overalls for farming. Men and women talking in front of the Tryme Cafe where a sign board advertises Bar B Q, Fish, or Ham for 10 cents, Coneys, Hamburger, or Cheese for 5 cents. A negro woman walks by carrying a basket on her head. Scene shifts to a high ridge overlooking poor, rundown tenement area of town. Simple wooden shacks amidst dirt roads. Negro children wearing overalls sit together on the front porch of a wooden clapboard house or cabin.
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