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Hotel Lincoln (2022)

Safe Haven: Louisiana's Green Book



Genre: Documentary

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-02-15

Duration: 00:03:58

Subjects: African American business enterprises | African Americans | History


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Hall, Louis Interviewee


This episode of the series “Safe Haven” from February 15, 2022, features Kara St. Cyr’s visit to the Hotel Lincoln in Baton Rouge, a Black-owned hotel 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 Louis Hall, a local historian, who shares his memories of visiting Hotel Lincoln.