In the vanguard of a race.

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Hammond, Lily Hardy (1859-1925) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1922
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Council of Women for Home Missions and Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada
Library locations
Schomburg General Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 920-H (Hammond, L, In the vanguard of a race)
African Americans
Halftone photomechanical prints
Physical Description
Extent: Xiv, 176 p. illus., ports.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode : 33433058874763
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11510370
UUID: a005b7f0-c625-012f-16e5-58d385a7bc34
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