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Dark Laughter. "My Daddy said they didn't seem to mind servin' him on the Anzio beach head..."

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Creator:Harrington, Oliver W. (Oliver Wendell), 1912-
Title:Dark Laughter. "My Daddy said they didn't seem to mind servin' him on the Anzio beach head..."
Date:1960 May 2
Description:

This cartoon, which was published in the Pittsburgh Courier, an African American newspaper, shows two young African American boys standing outside a restaurant that is displaying a sign indicating that non-whites are not welcome. The caption illustrates the social injustices faced by African Americans after returning from war.

Exhibited: African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, Library of Congress, 1998.

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Types:Political cartoons | StillImage
Subjects:Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | Social justice--United States | Race discrimination--United States | Discrimination in restaurants--United States | African American boys | Inn signs--United States | Anzio Beachhead, 1944 | World War, 1939-1945--African American participation | United States, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, 40.4406248, -79.9958864
Collection:African American Odyssey
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division
Rights and Usage:

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Persistent Link to Item:http://crdl.usg.edu/id:loc_afamodyssey_0928001r
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/odyssey/archive/09/0928001r.jpg