The way travel was experienced by African Americans in the United States during the 20th Century.
Understand the ways that Sundown Towns reflected racial attitudes in America during the 20th Century.
Sundown Towns are all-white communities, neighborhoods, or counties that exclude Blacks and other minorities through the use of discriminatory laws, harassment, and threats or use of violence.
Travel on Route 66 experienced by African Americans in the United States during the 20th Century
U.S. Highway 66, popularly known as Route 66, embodies a complex, rich history as an artery of transportation, an agent of social transformation, and a remnant of America’s past.
In 1936, Victor Hugo Green, a black postal worker, created a guide that would allow African Americans to embrace the adventure and road trips enjoyed by their white counterparts.