Jim Crow Laws
By Grace Gavronski
What were these laws? Where did they come from?
Notice how nice the "white" fountain is compared to the "colored" fountain.
As you can see, many jobs were only offered to white people.
Many whites refused to go to school with black students.
“It shall be unlawful for a negro and white person to play together or in company with each other in any game of cards or dice, dominoes or checkers.”
—Birmingham, Alabama, 1930
“Separate free schools shall be established for the education of children of African descent; and it shall be unlawful for any colored child to attend any white school, or any white child to attend a colored school.”
-White and blacks couldn't drink out of the same drinking fountain.
-White and blacks couldn't shop at the same stores.
-Female white nurses couldn't take care of a black men.
-White and blacks couldn't play pool together.