1907 public laws – Ch. 850 Sec. 1

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CHAPTER 850 AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE SEPARATE ACCOMMODA- TION OF WHITE AND COLORED PASSENGERS UPON STREHT CARS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSBES. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That all street, inter-urban and suburban railway companies, engaged as common carriers, in the transportation of passengers for hire in the State of North Carolina, shall provide and set apart so much of the front portion of each car operated by them as shall be necessary, for occupation by the white passengers therein, and shall likewise provide and set apart so much of the rear part of said car as shall be necessary, for occupation by the colored passengers therein, and shall require as far as practicable the white and colored passengers to each occupy the respective parts of such car so set apart for them, as specified in section two of this act.

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