What I’m Reading: Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters – 15 in a series – “…fears of contagion and interracial sexuality…”

“Indeed all commentators on the issue of recreation, agreed on one pattern. It was interracial swimming that inspired the most condemnation and violence. In the water fears of contagion and interracial sexuality made for a treacherous mix.”

From Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters: The Struggle over Segregated Recreation in America by Victoria W. Wolcott

Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters: The Struggle over Segregated Recreation in America by Victoria W. Wolcott

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