Hall’s Taxi was listed in the Green Book from 1950-1953 as “Hall’s” under “Taxi Cabs” in Lillington. No street address was provided.1
Hall’s Taxi was located in Lillington, North Carolina. An advertisement for Hall’s Taxi appeared in The Carolinian in 1949, noting the company’s safety, courtesy, and 24-hour service.2
Unfortunately, our researchers have not uncovered further information about this Green Book business. The 1950 Census for Lillington enumerated several people with the last name “Hall,” including John W. Hall (married to Annie S. Hall) and Romulus Hall (married to Bessie Hall). No one with the last name “Hall” was enumerated as a taxi driver in 1950.3
Essay by Brandie K. Ragghianti, 2022
1. Victor Green, 1950 Green Book, 63; Green, 1951 Green Book, 54; Gren, 1952 Green Book, 54; Green, 1953 Green Book, 54.
2. “Advertisement,” The Carolinian, October 8, 1949, p. 5 (Image 13), North Carolina Newspapers/DigitalNC, digitalnc.org, accessed February 25, 2020; “Advertisement,” The Carolinian, December 24, 1949, p. 16 (Image 24), North Carolina Newspapers/DigitalNC, digitalnc.org, accessed February 25, 2020.
3. 1950 United States Federal Census, John W. Hall, Enumeration District 43-38, digital p. 13, Lillington, Harnett County, North Carolina, accessed from www.ancestry.com; 1950 United States Federal Census, Romulus Hall, 43-39 digital p. 11, Lillington, Harnett County, North Carolina, accessed from www.ancestry.com). If you have additional information about this business please contact the NC African American Heritage Commission.
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- This entry was listed without an address from 1950-1953.