The Legacy of the Green Book: A Smithsonian Affiliations Virtual Scholar Talk

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The Legacy of the Green Book: A Smithsonian Affiliations Virtual Scholar Talk

Date and Time

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Online

Event Type

Lecture, Online

Cost

Free

In 1936, Victor Hugo Green, a Harlem postman, began publishing a guide for African American travelers to offer travel options during America’s Jim Crow era. The Green Book, as it was known, was a sustained success—for almost thirty years it provided Black travelers with information on hotels, restaurants, service stations, and other facilities where they could expect to be welcomed “without humiliation.”

Join Smithsonian Affiliations, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, and author, photographer, and cultural documentarian Candacy Taylor to explore the legacy of the Green Book, its impact on communities, businesses, and families, and its relevance today.

Registration is required. Register here:

https://smithsonian.zoom.us/webinar/register/9515990802479/WN_4UEehsU_SquU4wS9RB6mlQ

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