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The Green Book in North Carolina

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Negro Motorist Green Book was an annual travel guide aimed at African American travelers published between 1936 and 1964. Over its 28 years of publication, this national guide included 327 listings for North Carolina, including 14 in Greensboro.

Learn about the effort to document these locations and the history of African American motor travel. A program of the NC African American Heritage Commission in partnership with the International Civil Rights Center & Museum and Greensboro History Museum.


Learn more about Green Book listings in Guilford County and how you can participate in the NC African American Heritage Commission’s ongoing research into African American travel between the 1930s and 1960s:

PDF Download: Guilford County Green Book Sites

PDF Download: NC Green Book Project Information Session Call to Action

NC Green Book Project Website

Digitized editions of the Green Book from the Schomburg Center of the NY Public Library

 

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Date:
January 9
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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