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[Hoppy Adams broadcast from Carr's Beach] [black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1953.]

view [Hoppy Adams broadcast from Carr's Beach] [black-and-white photoprint, ca. 1953.] digital asset number 1
Collector:
WANN Radio Station (Annapolis, Maryland)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Maryland
Annapolis (Md.)
Carr's Beach (Annapolis, Md.)
Date:
1953
ca 1953
1950-1960
Notes:
During the 50's and early 60's, Anne Arundel County was still segregated and the beaches for [African Americans] were Carr's Beach and Sparrow's Beach in Annapolis, and the beach communities of Highland Beach, Arundel-On-The-Bay, and Columbia Beach in the county. Carr's Beach was the most famous of the beaches and was affectionately called "The Beach". During the week "The Beach" was a place for day camp, church picnics, etc. But on the week-ends especially Sunday afternoons, Carr's Beach had the unique distinction of being a major stop on the "Chitlin Circuit". (Quoted from http://www.carrsbeach.com/.
Summary:
Photographer unidentified.
Cite as:
WANN Radio Station Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Segregation
Beaches
African American radio stations
Ethnic radio programs
Radio broadcasting
Local number:
AC0800-0000010.tif (AC Scan No.)
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Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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