Swimming Pools

Warren Pool

Warren Pool in Warren, Ohio, was the object of a 1940s court battle over segregation. Additional information coming soon.

Warren’s city pool in Packard Park | Sapirstein Greeting Card Co., ca. 1940


  • “Warren Pool Case To State Supreme Court: New Legal Fight Looms Between City Officials, NAACP Over Racial Issue.” Call & Post. August 14, 1948.
  • Wiltse, Jeff. Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
Packard Park, Warren, Ohio

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