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Title The Negro travelers' green book : the guide to travel and vacations / [Victor H. Green, editor & publisher].

Publication Info. Camarillo, California : About Comics, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  917.304 GREEN    Check Shelf
Edition Facsimile edition.
Description 80 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 17 cm
Note Cover title.
"Facsimile edition of the 1954 guide for traveling in a segregated US. Hotels, restaurants, and more that accepted African-American customers" -- front cover
"The Negro motorist green book, first published in 1936 under the title The Negro motorist Green Book, was a product of the rising African-American middle class having the finances and vehicle for travel but facing a world where social and legal restrictions barred them from many accommodations"--History.
Summary "In the segregated US of the mid-twentieth century, African-American travelers could have a hard time finding towns where they were legally allowed to stay at night and hotels, restaurants, and service stations willing to serve them. In 1936, Victor Hugo Green published the first annual volume of The Negro Motorist Green Book, later renamed The Negro Travelers' Green Book. This facsimile of the 1954 edition brings you all the listings, travelogues, and advertisements aimed at the Black travelers trying to find their way across a country where they were so rarely welcome." -- Publisher's description
Original Version Reprint. Originally published: New York City : Victor H. Green, 1953.
Subject African Americans -- Travel -- United States.
African Americans -- Travel -- Southern States.
Automobile travel -- Guidebooks.
African Americans -- Recreation -- Periodicals.
Restaurants -- United States -- Directories.
Bars (Drinking establishments) -- United States -- Directories.
African Americans -- Recreation. (OCoLC)fst00799667
African Americans -- Travel. (OCoLC)fst00799716
Automobile travel. (OCoLC)fst00823217
Bars (Drinking establishments) (OCoLC)fst00827779
Restaurants. (OCoLC)fst01095907
Southern States. (OCoLC)fst01244550
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Directories. (OCoLC)fst01423796
Guidebooks. (OCoLC)fst01423871
Periodicals. (OCoLC)fst01411641
Added Author Green, Victor H., publisher, editor.
Added Title Green book
ISBN 9781936404667
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