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The Dew Drop Inn (2021)

Safe Haven: Louisiana's Green Book



Genre: Documentary

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-10-15

Duration: 00:05:12

Subjects: African American business enterprises | African Americans | History


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Jackson, Kenneth Interviewee


This episode of the series “Safe Haven” from October 15, 2021, features Kara St. Cyr’s visit to the legendary Dew Drop Inn in New Orleans, a nightclub, hotel and restaurant featured in “The Negro Motorists Green Book,” a travel guide that listed locations that were safe for African Americans to visit during segregation. She interviews Kenneth Jackson, the grandson of the owner.