Mapping the Historic Green Books: Architectural History of the African American Travelers’ Guide

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Join Malo Hutson, Dean, School of Architecture, and Louis Nelson, Vice Provost of Academic Outreach, for an afternoon of conversation with student and alumni volunteers who are spearheading an important digital project to document and map Green Book sites across the country. Made famous by the 2018 film, The Green Book was an annual publication that listed motels, restaurants, and other establishments where African American travelers could stay during the Jim Crow era.

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