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22 digitized editions of The Negro Motorist Green Book, a travel guide published between 1936 and 1966 that listed hotels, restaurants, etc. where black travelers would be welcome. Visit Navigating The Green Book to visualize a trip using data extracted from the Green Books by the New York Public Library.
Includes digitized collections arranged as exhibits, as well as essays that deconstruct racist caricatures. The Resources section includes links to other institutions, associations, and collections that cover Jim Crow and related topics.
Mapping Inequality introduces viewer to the records of the Home Owners' Loan Corporation on a scale that is unprecedented. Here you can browse more than 150 interactive maps and thousands of "area descriptions."
This project from the New York Public Library contains over 8,300 illustrations, 60 maps, and thousands of pages of primary and secondary texts focusing on the thirteen defining migrations that transformed the African-American experience and the United States as a nation, including the Transatlantic Slave Trade, Colonization, Haitian Immigration, the Great Migration, and more.