Slam Dunk

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c00683

I’m not sure exactly what this gentleman is dunking, but I know it ain’t donuts and coffee. I’ve sung the praises of Shorpy before, but it’s been many moons since I last visited the site. They have the most amazing high-res images, including this April 1941 shot of a tavern catering exclusively to African-Americans. Note the Snow White murals in the background. And those hats!!

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c00683

It’s fun to zoom right into their faces and wonder what they were thinking.

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c00683
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