Colman Swimming Pool is integrated in 1944.

  • By Mary Henry
  • Posted 4/22/1999
  • Essay 1047
Colman Swimming Pool is integrated in 1944 by direct action of students. African American students at the University of Washington demonstrate in an effort to integrate the pool at Lincoln Park in West Seattle. They are successful in their efforts.

Sources: Quintard Taylor, The Forging of a Black Community; Seattle's Central District from 1870 through the Civil Rights Era(Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994),168.

Related Topics:   Black Americans | Recreation | Sports

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