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Object ID 000903

Object Name Restroom Sign

Object Desc A glass rectangular sign distinguishing between a whites only restroom and a black only restroom. A reminder of our segregated past.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000819

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Signs


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords signs,restroom sign,segregation,public bathroom,

Title Restroom Sign

Description The sign is rectangular in shape and made of glass, it has a white background and black lettering. It says "Restrooms" on top, then "White" to the left with an arrow below pointing to the left, and "Colored" to the right with an arrow pointing right. Below that it says "L&N", and "B&J Signs 192...". The back is a cream color with several brown spots (stains) and a black painted line on one side.


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Height 0

Length 12

Width 4

Depth 0.1

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker B & J Signs

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000819



Date AUG 11,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Jordan Beres

Notes The sign does not show any major problems.Glass is intact. There are some spots that can be seen on the white front behing the glass. The back is painted cream/white and has several brown stains on and some small scratches on the paint.


Date JAN 7,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Fragile from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 8 from Fragile - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 18,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Room 7, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin