New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
The Negro Motorist Green-Book, 48 pages. This book provided travelers with information on businesses that serviced African American travelers. The front cover features a black border along the outer edge. The border encompasses nearly all of the cover-page text. The title appears at the top center of the page just above an illustration of a scroll reading [Hotels / Taverns / Night clubs / Restaurants / Service Stations / Tourist- Homes / Road Houses / Barber Shops / Beauty Parlors." Text at the bottom center of the cover reads "THIS COPY PRESENTED WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF / JAMES A. JACKSON / "THE ESSO MAN" / 26 BROADWAY NEW YORK, N.Y.] The front cover is torn along the spine and in the bottom right corner. The front and back covers of the book are evenly faded and the content pages of the book are intact. The content of the book is organized by state and consists entirely of text with the exception of three photographs of a service station and tourist-homes.