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Governor O. Max Gardner and the Great Depression

On March 22, 1882, Governor Oliver Max Gardner, whose political organization known as the [...]

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The Green Book

Image of the cover of the 1947 edition of the Green-Book. From the collection of the New York Public Library.
The Green Book, also known as The Negro Motorist Green Bookwas a guide for black travelers journeying within the United States and abroad...

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