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Driving the Green Book : a road trip through the living history of Black resistance  Cover Image Book Book

Driving the Green Book : a road trip through the living history of Black resistance

Hall, Alvin D (author.). Weber, Karl, (author.).

Summary: An award-winning broadcaster and educator presents his experiences following the path of African Americans who traveled the country during the age of segregation using The Green Book, a guide which helped Black people travel safely.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780063271968
  • ISBN: 0063271966
  • Physical Description: print
    277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-273).
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- The Green Book inventor : a man of a millions journeys -- The American highway : open road, open mind -- Visiting home : return from the Great Migration -- Jim Crow laws : slavery by another name -- Getting down to business : growing with the Black customer -- The magic hour : packing up and the protective dance -- Little Harlems : Black havens in the era of The Green Book -- Summer retreats : away from the white gaze -- We lived it -- The Green Book's legacy : doing what I can, where I am.
Subject: Hall, Alvin D Travel United States
Negro travelers' green book Negro travelers' green book
Green, Victor H
African Americans Travel United States History 20th century
African Americans Segregation History 20th century
Automobile travel United States History 20th century
Segregation in transportation United States History 20th century
United States Race relations History 20th century
United States Social conditions 20th century
Genre: Travel writing.

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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Peachtree City Library.

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