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The Negro Motorist Green Book

A green book from the Jim Crow era containing safe places of business for black Americans
These images are from The Negro Motorist Green Book 1940 edition. The Green Book, published from 1936 – 1964, served as a guide for African Americans traveling around the country during the Jim Crow segregation era. To explore the complete issues visit the New York Public Library Digital Collections at https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/the-green-book#/?tab=ab…
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William H. Green (editor)
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History
Economics
Geography
Social Justice Domain
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Iesha Evans

A female BlackLivesMatter protester in a long dress looks straight ahead as two police officers in riot gear approach her.
Protesting the death of Alton Sterling and the Baton Rough Police Department’s request for Black Lives Matter demonstrators to clear roadways, Iesha Evans stands in the middle of a street as two Louisiana state troopers, dressed in riot gear, approach to arrest her.
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Jonathan Bachman
Subject
Civics
History
Social Justice Domain
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Manzanar, 1942

 Japanese Americans exit a bus in professional attire. Two women hold babies.
Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, over 110,000 Japanese Americans, mostly U.S. citizens, were incarcerated in “War Relocation Camps.” These photographs were taken at Manzanar, one of the ten Japanese internment camps, in 1942.
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Clem Albers and Francis Stewart
Subject
Civics
History
Social Justice Domain