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Mapping The Green Book

Posted by Mapping The Gre... on August 27, 2012

This project, simply stated, is to map the best known of a handful of travel guides published specifically for African Americans from the 1930s through the 1960s including "Travelguide (Vacation and Recreation Without Humiliation)" and "The Negro Motorist Green Book." During the period between the onset of Jim Crow and the beginning of the Civil Rights movement, "the Green Book" and other guides were trusted sources for lodging, restaurants, fuel stations and other amenities that were friendly and open to African American travelers.

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