Download: SCA Journal Fall 2005 – Segregation on the Road

Download: SCA Journal Fall 2005 – Segregation on the Road


To acknowledge our support for Black Lives Matter and in the hope of providing some historical context we have made the Fall 2005 issue of the SCA Journal available as a free download. Edited by Michael A. “Bert” Bedeau, this special issue is devoted entirely to “Segregation on the Road.”

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This issue featured six articles related to the topic of segregation on the road, including:

    • Lyell Henry, “Accommodations ‘for Colored’”
    • Gregory Smith, “‘Finest for Negroes’: Lodging in Jim Crow Era Texas”
    • Mella Rothwell Harmon, “‘500 Negro Wives Annually’: Reno’s African-American Divorce Trade”
    • Frank Brusca, “Crisis on Route 40: How the U.S. Department of State Worked on the Domestic Front to Combat Whites-Only Policy in Public Accommodations”
    • Diane DeBlois, “Nothing Plain at the Plains Motel”
    • Beth Savage, “Segregation and Preservation”