Collection: Osher Map Library Sheet Map Collection
Title: Travel guide of Negro hotels and guest houses
Alternative Title: Afro-American Travel Map
Publisher: Afro-American Newspapers
Publishing Location: Baltimore
Date Produced: 1942
Historical Context: Hotels and guest houses east of the Mississippi River listed by state; also includes list of YMCAs across the United States, and map entitled "Afro-American Travel Map" showing United States east of the Mississippi.
Dimensions: 36 x 25 cm on sheet 44 x 44 cm
Brief Description: Travel brochure geared toward the emerging African-American middle class. Lists dozens of ads for hotels and entertainment venues by state. One panel urges readers to travel arguing that it is their patriotic duty during wartime because "the better prepared we are with good health and fresh minds the better work we will be able to do."
Physical Description: 1 sheet : map ; 44 x 44 cm folded to 21 x 11 cm
Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/50379.0001