African American boys and girls playing board games at the new Dade Street Recreation Center in Tallahassee.

African American boys and girls playing board games at the new Dade Street Recreation Center in Tallahassee.


Image Number

  • TD00731F

Year

  • 1959

Date Note

  • Photographed on October 14, 1959.

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General Note

  • The Dade Street Recreation Center was later renamed Lawrence Gregory Community Center in 2002 in honor of Mr. James Lawrence, retired Recreation Superintendent, and Beulah Gregory, the first Supervisor of the facility.
  • Accompanying note: "Several boys and girls worked out checkerboards and other table games for The Democrat photographer in the Dade Street Center recreation area, which can be converted into two, three or four separate meeting rooms if necessary."
  • "The new Dade Street [Recreation] Center, first for Negroes in this area and built jointly by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County, will be dedicated today and open for business tomorrow."

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Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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Shelf Number

  • Location: 30740B.
African American boys and girls playing board games at the new Dade Street Recreation Center in Tallahassee.
African American boys and girls playing board games at the new Dade Street Recreation Center in Tallahassee.

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Chicago Manual of Style

African American boys and girls playing board games at the new Dade Street Recreation Center in Tallahassee. 1959. Black & white photonegative, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/266471>, accessed 25 April 2019.

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African American boys and girls playing board games at the new Dade Street Recreation Center in Tallahassee. 1959. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/266471>.

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(State Archives of Florida)