"The Green Book,” New London-style

Amateur historian and Niantic resident Tom Schuch, a native New Londoner, takes us on a mind-bending spin through some of southeastern Connecticut’s hidden history, including local sites found in the Green Book, the listing of places where African Americans were likely to be served during an era of Jim Crow laws and discrimination between the 1930s and 1960s. He also talks about the black educator Ichabod Pease, the story of Civil War-era firebrand John Brown and a local connection to famed writer and orator W.E.B. Dubois.


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