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Cynthia Harrol - "Shag"

Cynthia Harrol - "Shag"

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Cynthia Harrol worked behind the cash register at Charlie's Place. She was also an ace dancer nicknamed "Shag." She taught dance moves to Harry Driver and others that she learned at the Cotton Club and the Savoy in New York. She was hurt by the Ku Klux Klan when they attacked Charlie's Place. This photo, by Jack Thompson, was made in about 1954.

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