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Somewhere in the South, 1946-49, City bus
  • Marion Palfi
    1907–1978
    born: Berlin, Germany ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Somewhere in the South, 1946-49, City bus, 1946–1949
  • Civil Rights: Signs of Discrimination
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.6 x 26.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 5/8 x 10 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Marion Palfi
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0154
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Black-and-white image of an African-American male and female seated on a city bus. Above their heads is printed, “THIS PART OF THE BUS // FOR THE COLORED RACE.”