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.
Black and white photograph of Ninth Street in Little Rock during the 1940s.
Photograph, 4" x 5"
Cities & towns; Streets; Business districts; barbers; restaurants;
Little Rock, Pulaski County. (Ark.)
The World We Live In - A History of African Americans in Arkansas
Arkansas State Archives
Ninth Street in Little Rock, PHC4281, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas
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