The Negro Motorist Green Book

Green Book

Visitors will explore film, photographs, interactives, and oral histories from travelers and “Green Book” business owners; compare “Green Book” sites then and now; and appreciate historical objects from the Smithsonian and from a variety of “Green Book” sites. This Illinois Holocaust Museum exhibition includes artifacts from business signs and postcards to historic footage, images, and firsthand accounts that illustrate not just the apprehension felt by Black travelers, but also the resilience, innovation, and elegance of people choosing to live a full American existence.

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The Truth About Green Book

The Green Book continues the movie tradition of “truth” telling from a non-black point of view and calling it “the truth.”

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