Browsing by Subject "Black history"
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Automobility, Hospitality, African American Tourism, and Mapping Victor H. Green's Negro Motorist Green Book (East Carolina University, 2013)Victor Green's travel guide stands as one illustration of tools used by African Americans to survive in the contested and disputed landscape of Jim Crow segregation. The Green Book as a symbol of the civil rights movement ...
(East Carolina University, 2015)This thesis explores the life of Richard "Big Boy" Henry, a blues musician from Beaufort, North Carolina. Born May 26, 1921, Big Boy came close to success in his late 20s and early 30s, but eventually gave up after a failed ...
(1998)The establishment of the first black library in Raleigh is described within the context of both North Carolina history and library development in the South.