Tennessee SEGREGATED Parks Brochure (late 30’s)

DSC08884Old brochure from the 1930’s promotes Tennessee’s State Parks and Recreational areas. This brochure was issued during the day of racial segregation.  Two parks on the list: Shelby Forest Park and Booker T. Washington State Park are designated “Negro”.  Both of these parks were listed as “under construction” and slated to open in 1940.

Brochure is in fine condition and measures approximately 16″ x 18″ when unfolded.  Brochure includes lots of photos and a map of the Tennessee Parks system.

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