The Negro Travelers’ Green Book began publication in 1936. The book offered “Assured Protection for the Negro Traveler”. The publisher-owner Victor Green began the idea from personal experiences while traveling.This lesson uses this primary source and others to help students understand how Jim Crow Laws made travel different for African Americans.
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
Computer/Devices with internet access
- The Gold Cadillac
- The Negro Traveler's Green Book and Tourism Promotional Brochure
- South Carolina Smiles and Places.
- Manilla Folders, Crayons, Pencils, and Paper
- 3-5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the major developments in South Carolina in the late nineteenth and the twentieth century.
- 3-5.0 South Carolina experienced major economic, political, and social changes during the late nineteenth and the twentieth century. To understand the effects of these changes, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the followin...
- 5.2 Demonstrate an understanding of how international events and conditions during the early 20th Century (i.e., 19101940) affected the United States and South Carolina.