Florida Humanities Council

'Pleasure Time' activities for the soldiers: Tallahassee, Florida


Description: Collage of images are (clockwise from top left): Recreation hall, base band, soldier minstrel in blackface, people eating on picnic table, and band playing their instruments. Note the derogatory image of a soldier painted in black-face, evidence of the racial tensions on military bases.

  • Citation: Courtesy of the Florida State Archives
  • Date Taken: 1943