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Faculty, Douglass School, El Paso, 1921 (Leona Washington Photograph Collection, PH033, Special Collection Department, UTEP Library)


Barber shop, El Paso (Leona Washington Photograph Collection, PH033, Special Collection Department, UTEP Library)


Students, Douglass School, El Paso, 1915 (Leona Washington Photograph Collection, PH033, Special Collection Department, UTEP Library)

   
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African Americans in El Paso

The project will include a series of interviews with members of pioneer black families and others which document the experiences of African Americans before, during, and after desegregation in El Paso. The interviews will examine racial and ethnic relations in our unique bi-national, multicultural community..

Images are meant to illustrate content of this collection. They are not photographs of interviewees.

   
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Stable hands, Juárez Race Track, c.1915
 (Aultman Collection, A3516, EL Paso Publick Library)

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