Two Mississippi Museums | 222 North Street, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201
- Date(s): Thu, Aug 18
- Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/591252372464325
Join the Mississippi Department of Archives & History 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.
This event is free and open to the public. Visit https://thegreenbook.mdah.ms.gov/ for more information on The Negro Motorist Green Book special exhibit.