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SR085 The Boulevard

FILES

sr085.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

SR085 The Boulevard

Description

For a few years, Salem’s residential streets were segregated. In 1913, Salem created racially segregated residential districts which were permitted by state law. District No. 1 (centered around Water Street) was for blacks, and District No. 2 was for whites. This arrangement met with local controversy before an enlightened U.S. Supreme Court ruled such districts unconstitutional in 1919. The house at left was built in 1901 as the home of Theophilus J. Shickel, The home was conveyed to John M. Oakey and Sons Funeral Home in 1936.


Creator

unknown

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

1920s

Contributor

Nelson Harris, George Wade

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Digital Postcard

Type

Still Image

Identifier

sr085

Is Version Of

Salem and Roanoke County in Vintage Postcards by Nelson Harris (2005)

Citation

unknown, “SR085 The Boulevard,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed June 25, 2022, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/sr085.