The Negro Travelers’ Green Book was a travel guide series published from 1936 to 1964 by Victor H. Green. It was intended to provide African American motorists and tourists with the information necessary to board, dine, and sightsee comfortably and safely during the era of segregation.

The custom Google Map at right compiles placemarks for over 1500 listings from the Spring 1956 Green Book. A larger interactive map with search options is available on a separate page linked below.

The original Green Book is also viewable and searchable as a digital object, and contains all of the Spring 1956 listings (including those that do not appear on the map).



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