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Museum To Host Session On Green Book Project - Greensboro NC


December 31, 2018

The North Carolina African American Heritage Commission will co-host an information session on its N.C. Green Book Project, Jan. 9, 6-7 p.m. at the Greensboro History Museum Auditorium, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C.

“The Negro Motorist Green Book” (the “Green Book”) was an annual guidebook for African-American travelers, published from 1936 - 1966, designed to help them avoid business owners who refused to serve them. The guidebook compiled listings of “oasis spaces” – welcoming hotels, restaurants, auto repair shops, gas stations and other businesses throughout most of...

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