The Battle to Desegregate the DC Transit System Part II

This is the second part of a three part series documenting the importance of the Washington street cars in the battle of desegregation. If you missed part I, you can see it here. I was created by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689.

Description: The 15 year battle to integrate the Capital Transit Company (predecessor of the Washington Metro system) succeeds in 1955. Contains photos of the first African American streetcar and bus operators.


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