Oscar Winner “GREEN BOOK” permanent Exhibit

Posted on November 14th, 2018
  • “The Negro Travelers’ Green Book” was compiled by a New York City postman with help from postal carriers around the country
  • Black travelers faced “whites only” lodging, restaurants, even gas stations
  • Rockefeller’s Esso brand sold gas, franchises to African-Americans
Hickory Corners, MI – In the spring of 1946, Jack Roosevelt Robinson, former multi-sport standout at UCLA and a U.S.…

Stephanie Rader, Heroic U.S. Spy at Dawn of Cold War, Dies at Age 100

Posted on January 29th, 2016
Stephanie Czech Rader was the daughter of Polish immigrants, uneducated laborers who settled in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., in the early 1920s and barely spoke English. Her immersion in Polish language and culture proved critical to her success, against daunting odds, as a U.S. spy in Europe after World War II.…