Lesson

Traveling Southern Style: A lesson on the Jim Crow Laws

Lesson Overview

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.

Duration
2-3 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

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3

Social Studies

  • The Gold Cadillac   
  • The Negro Traveler's Green Book and Tourism Promotional Brochure      
  • South Carolina Smiles and Places.      
  • Manilla Folders, Crayons, Pencils, and Paper

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