Travelguide, 1955

Published by
Travelguide, Inc., American, established 1946
Date
1955
On View
Concourse 2, C 2053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9 x 4 x 1/4 in. (22.9 x 10.2 x 0.6 cm)
Description
This Travelguide booklet from 1955, which catered solely to African American vacationers due to segregation, features an image of African American women in a white convertible car on top of a red background. At the bottom of the booklet is Travelguide's motto: [Vacation & Recreation / Without Humiliation]. The interior consists of 123 pages and has entries Alabama to the Virgin Islands.
Place made
681 5th Avenue, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
travel guidebooks
Topic
Recreation
Segregation
Travel
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Edwin and Gladys Robinson Estate
Object number
2012.24
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51f12fbad-9600-4580-9157-ac7fe2380802
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