Syndic No.3
Syndic Literary Journal

U.S. Racial Segregation in the 1960s by John Kouns

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1960’s U.S. Racial Segregation

Photos by John Kouns


“Go Home Niggers”

"RESPONSE TO SCHOOL INTEGRATION, BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA 1963" / Photo by John Kouns

“White Women”

"RESTROOM FOR WHITE WOMEN ONLY, NEW ORLEANS 1963" / Photo by John Kouns

“White Only”

"SIGN ON LAUNDROMAT, NEW ORLEANS 1963" / Photo by John Kouns

“Klu Klux Klan Welcome Sign”

"KKK SIGN ON HIGHWAY TO SELMA ALABAMA 1965" / Photo by John Kouns

Code Words: “Citizens Council”/ “States Rights”/ “Racial Integrity”

"SELMA WAS THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE CITIZENS COUNCIL IN ALABAMA" / Photo by John Kouns

“Confederate Flag: Symbol of White Resistance to Integration”

"WHITE PROTESTORS VIEW THE SELMA MARCH 1965" / Photo by John Kouns

“Black Mammy Under the Confederate Flag With Skull and Bones”

"NEW ORLEANS GIFT SHOP 1963" / Photo by John Kouns

(This photo presentation was created by LeRoy Chatfield)

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