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Title: Late 40's / Early civil rights group picket / "Jim Crow" showing of "Gone with the Wind" / at the uptown Lincoln Theater. Rufus Byars / mgr. of Lincoln on left. [Paper photoprints,] 1947.
Description: Complete caption quoted above in ink on verso of print A. Print B is marked "Picketing at Lincoln Theater / late 40s". The movie being picketed is "Gone with the Wind." Several figures carry signs with messages such as "A dollar and ten 'gone...with the wind". Print is on resin-coated paper, so is probably a much later restrike print by Robert Scurlock, ca. 1970s.
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