Creator

Date Original

1940s

Description

Black and white photograph of Ninth Street in Little Rock during the 1940s.

Biographical/Historical Note

Little Rock's Ninth Street was home to a thriving, black-owned commercial district. Some of the businesses included grocery stores, drug stores, restaurants, barbers, and a theater. By the mid 20th century, Ninth Street had become the hub of African American social life in Little Rock, too.

Physical Description

Photograph, 4" x 5"

Subjects

Cities and towns; Streets; Business districts; barbers; restaurants

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

PHC4281

Resource Type

Image

Collection

PHC photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ninth Street in Little Rock, PHC photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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