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Archive: 2018 (22 Posts)

three women, one girl, and one man all Black, sitting in chairs waiting

A “Reliable Source” for the Assurance of Adequate Accommodations

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

In June 2017 the Washington Post featured a story about The Negro Motorist Green Book published from the mid 1930’s until the late 1960‘s and used by African American travelers in the United States. I had heard about them and figured we had them, which we do (New York Public Library has digitized a number …

Silver stylized owl with radiant circles around its head, surrounded by a gold frame

New Orleans Then and Now: Canal Street and Henry Clay’s Monument

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

While looking for images to use for various things we are doing for the New Orleans 2018 Tricentennial celebration, I ran across these wonderful images. The focus of both is a monument to Henry Clay, but beyond the statue itself, the details in both photos are great and contain a number of interesting things, such …