Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Green Book traveling


January 9, 2019

Ron Warnick

David Brenner, co-owner of the Roadrunner Lodge in Tucumcari, stands in front of the closed La Plaza Court part of the motel complex. La Plaza was listed in the Negro Motorist Green Book in 1952, according to the National Park Service.

A guidebook that helped African-American travelers find safe and hospitable services - including in Tucumcari - during the Jim Crow segregation era will receive unprecedented attention in the next year or so.

New York City postman Victor Green pub...

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