Wilson Daily Times, 28 April 1944.
Wilson Daily Times, 24 June 1944.
Five years after it opened, Reid Street Community Center got its first pool.
[Sidenote: Though the dimensions are not entirely clear — was it 60 feet by 40 feet? was it somewhere between 40 and 60 feet in length? — this definitely not the pool I learned to swim in 25-30 years later. That pool’s depth ranged from three feet to five feet to ten feet, with both low and high diving boards at the deep end.]
Clippings courtesy of J. Robert Boykin III.