The Negro Motorist Green Book Gallery Talk

August 18, 2022 @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Two Mississippi Museums

222 North Street
Jackson, MS 39201

The Negro Motorist Green Book Gallery Talk

Two Mississippi Museums

222 North Street
Jackson, MS 39201

  • Admission: Free
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Overview

Join us for a gallery talk about the Smithsonian traveling exhibit The Negro Motorist Green Book at the Two Mississippi Museums. This month's talk will feature Zakiya Summers and Timothy Summers who will share about the Summers Hotel. Opened in Jackson in 1944 by Bill Summers, the Summers Hotel was advertised in The Green Book from 1949 to 1966. Guests will explore the exhibit and learn more about the history of Victor Green and his annual travel guide.

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