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8 edition of The African-American Travel Guide (African American Travel Guide) found in the catalog.

The African-American Travel Guide (African American Travel Guide)

by Wayne C. Robinson

  • 242 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Hunter Publishing (NJ) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • United States,
  • Historic sites,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Travel,
  • Canada,
  • North America,
  • USA,
  • Monuments,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Museums, Tours, Points of Interest,
  • United States - General,
  • TRAVEL-UNITED STATES,
  • African American Studies,
  • African American Travel,
  • Afro-Americans,
  • Blacks,
  • Guidebooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8596019M
    ISBN 101556507976
    ISBN 109781556507977

      Buy a cheap copy of The African-American Travel Guide book by Wayne C. Robinson. Whether you're looking for a bookstore in Baltimore, a historical tour in D.C., a taxi in Ontario, a church in Chicago, or a jazz club in New Orleans, this is a Free shipping over $   The Negro Motorist Green Book may have been one of the earliest African American travel guides, serving the important purpose of helping black travelers stay safe in Jim Crow r, they soon gained competition as other individuals, organizations and companies began to publish their own guides.

      According to Gloria and Solomon Herbert, publishers of Black Meetings and Tourism Magazine, "Since the last historic Green Book (Negro Travel Guide) was published in .   In , he published the first edition of The Negro Motorist Green Book, a travel guide for New York City that listed businesses and private homes that .

      The Green Book was created by Victor H. Green, a postal service worker from Harlem, N.Y., who began publishing the guide in to help African Americans avoid, . University of Delaware Professor Tiffany Gill talked about the Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans produced during the Jim Crow era. First published in the s, the books listed.


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The African-American Travel Guide (African American Travel Guide) by Wayne C. Robinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

For nearly 30 years, a guide called the “Negro Motorist Green Book” provided African Americans with advice on safe places to eat and sleep when they. Below you will find a representative sample of Black Travel Books and Travel Books by Black Writers.

Go Girl: The Black Woman’s Book of Travel and Adventure by Elaine Lee, Eighth Mountain Press,$ (52 riveting travel tales by and for African American women travelers. It includes a trip planning primer and a resource guide).

The Green Book became a necessity for the rising African American middle classes, who had the financial means to travel, but were barred from staying in Author: Alison Flood.

This is the Green Book movie fans want - to African-American motorists the Negro Motorist Green Book, which had by switched titles to the Negro Travelers' Green Book, was essential to safe driving in the legally-segregated nation under the Jim Crow laws/5().

The Green Book, in full The Negro Motorist Green Book, The Negro Travelers’ Green Book, or The Travelers’ Green Book, travel guide published (–67) during the segregation era in the United States that identified businesses that would accept African American customers.

Compiled by Victor Hugo Green (–), a black postman who lived in the Harlem section of New York City, the. Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade’s Summer #WadeWorldTour Has Us Ready To Grab Bae And Book A Flight By Lauren Porter Black Travel Guide. The Negro Motorist Green Book, popularly known as the Green Book, was a travel guide intended to help African American motorists avoid social obstacles prevalent during the period of racial segregation, commonly referred to as Jim Crow.

The Green Book listed businesses that would accept African American customers. The book was the vision of Victor Green, an African American US. And while Miles’ book locates racism in multiple forms, beyond the kind experienced in the accommodations industry, it still very much serves as a travel advisory guide, as the Green Books.

The Service operated as a travel agency that could book travel plans according to where an African-American traveler wanted to go. By the s, the book had been renamed The Negro Travelers' Green Book, and Green eventually expanded it to make recommendations throughout the U.S. and in Bermuda and parts of Mexico and Canada.

SoulOfAmerica provides Award-winning, Comprehensive & Trusted Black Travel Guides for US Cities, Caribbean and other International destinations. Discover the best African Travel Guides in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

Africa Coloring Book: African Designs Coloring Book of People, Landscapes, and Animals of Africa (Adult Coloring Books) Middle Passages: African American Journeys to Africa, James T. Campbell. out of 5. Victor Hugo Green (November 9, – Octo ) was an American postal employee and travel writer from Harlem, New York City, best known for developing and writing what became known as The Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans in the United States.

During the time the book was published, choices of lodging, restaurants and even gas stations were limited for black people in.

Our Mission at AAT is to provide an affordable and unique international travel experience catered for the African American community.

This guide highlights a number of vacation options based on travel themes and regions, and offers a complete list of lodging choices along with state and national parks and recreational facilities. Map shows Interstate routes, U.S. marked highways, State primary and. International Black Travel Guides by Soul Of America include major attractions, notable museums, black history, air & ground transportation, popular restaurants, curated photo tours, videos from an African American perspective and TripAdvisor hotel reviews.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Contact Us LGM Travel LLC. All Rights Reserved - - During the Jim Crow era, the Green Book was the Bible of black travel. Today it is a guide to a past that hasn’t completely vanished. In the Green Book, for example, listings for the African-American neighborhood in Boston’s South End include eight hotels and guest houses, nine restaurants, a couple of barbers, the Savoy Nightclub (where Malcolm X once shined shoes) and a half-dozen.

Travel Required: No INTERNSHIP JOB DESCRIPTION: In-depth research on forty communities across Texas for the historic resources listed in African-American travel guides (Green Book, Bronze American Guide, etc.) during the modern Jim Crow era. Research to look for any articles, city directories, postcards, photographs, advertisements, Sanborn.

Introduction Into support the growing demand for knowledge of African American history, Dr. Debra Newman Ham, with the help of several other colleagues, took on the responsibility of compiling a guide to black history records at the National Archives.

With the publication of Black History: A Guide to Civilian Records in the National Archives, the National Archives and. Thus, the Green Book was more than a travel guide; it also described two 20th-century African American geographies.

The cover of the edition of the “Negro Motorist's Green Book.” At first glance, the Green Book maps the territorial limits of African American freedom. The America that black people lived in under Jim Crow was much.

Hence, Victor H. Green, an African American New York City mail carrier, first published The Negro Motorist Green-Book in to assist black. Created in the s by a New York postman named Victor Hugo Green, the “Green Book” was a travel guide that listed safe and welcoming places for African Americans to.

But there was a booklet of safe havens created specifically for African American travelers – called The Negro Motorist Green Book - to help guide them.

Megan Pauly examines the book and its First State connections in History Matter, produced in collaboration with the Delaware Historical Society.