» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments
» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments

Where were 'Green Book' approved sites?

Here are the locations of some of the businesses listed in the 1949 edition of The Negro Motorist Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans road-tripping in an era of racial segregation.


This Story
Guidebook that aided black travelers during segregation reveals vastly different D.C.
Article | The old Holleywood tavern at Ninth and U streets NW, one of just eight bars in Washington listed as open to blacks in 1949, is now the indie-rock bar, DC9. Where the Brass Rail restaurant once served blacks who were excluded from most downtown eateries, there is now a day-care center for toddlers...
This Story
Road through segregation
Article | The old Holleywood tavern at Ninth and U streets NW, one of just eight bars in Washington listed as open to blacks in 1949, is now the indie-rock bar, DC9. Where the Brass Rail restaurant once served blacks who were excluded from most downtown eateries, there is now a day-care center for toddlers...

Network News

X Profile
View More Activity
» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments
» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments
© 2010 The Washington Post Company