Travel and Leisure in Maryland During Jim Crow

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Presented by Montgomery History and Silver Spring Regional Center at Silver Spring Civic Building, Silver Spring MD

Oct 18, 2017

Travel and Leisure in Maryland During Jim Crow

FREE lecture exploring what life was like for African Americans in Montgomery County during the 1950s

Join Montgomery History for the first lecture in our BOOM Speaker Series as we begin to explore what life was like for African Americans in Montgomery County during the 1950s. Architectural historian Anne Bruder will discuss The Negro Motorist Green Book, an important tool for African Americans in the Jim Crow Era that listed safe places to stay, eat, get gas, and more. Author Patsy M. Fletcher will explore popular African American leisure destinations in Maryland. These local parks, resorts,

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While there is no cost for this event, space is limited to 65 attendees. RSVPs are required.

Contact: 301-340-2825

Email: abaker@montgomeryhistory.org

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LOCATION

Silver Spring Civic Building

1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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    • Wheelchair Access

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