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Title
Afro American travel map
Additional title: Travel guide of Negro hotels and guest houses
Additional title: Negro hotels and guest houses
Additional title: Afro travel map
Names
Afro-American Newspapers (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1942 (Questionable)
Place: Baltimore
Publisher: Afro-American Newspapers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 18-1024
Topics
African Americans -- Recreation -- East (U.S.)
Hotels -- East (U.S.)
Taverns (Inns) -- United States
Boardinghouses -- East (U.S.)
African Americans -- Segregation
African Americans -- Recreation
Boardinghouses
Hotels
Taverns (Inns)
East (U.S.)
United States
Genres
Maps
Thematic maps
Directories
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 36 x 25 cm, on sheet 43 x 43 cm ; originally folded to 22 x 11 cm
Description
Covers states east of the Mississippi to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. Also shows states, cities & towns, and notable physical features. Oriented with north to the upper left. Relief shown pictorially. Includes listing of "Negro hotels and guest houses" by state. Includes advertisements and illustrations on the reverse.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 951078815
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21476770
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6f885e00-3a15-0138-bf39-63d1ad857def
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1942: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Afro American travel map" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/870cc950-3a15-0138-9029-0b53cc7d4265

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Afro American travel map" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/870cc950-3a15-0138-9029-0b53cc7d4265

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). Afro American travel map Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/870cc950-3a15-0138-9029-0b53cc7d4265

Wikipedia Citation

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Afro American travel map