52 Weeks of Community Memories, Part 3 : High Point Historical Society celebrates 50 years
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Contestants for the 1955 "Miss Washington Terrace" Beauty Pageant pose poolside for the camera. Washington Terrace, built with New Deal monies as a separate recreational park for African Americans, opened in June 1938. Besides a pool, the park boasted a baseball and a softball field, six tennis courts, a fully-equipped bathhouse, and picnic grounds.

This photograph appeared in The High Point Enterprise on Monday, July 4, 2016.
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