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.

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

Collection Data

Additional title: Liberia by Sir Harry Johnston ; with an appendix on the flora of Liberia by Dr. Otto Stapf ; 28 coloured illustrations by Sir Harry Johnston, 24 botanical drawings by Miss Matilda Smith, 402 black and white illustrations from the author's drawings and from photographs by the author and others, 22 maps by Mr. J. W. Addison, Capt. H. D. Pearson, R. E., Lieut. E. W. Cox, R. E., and the author.
Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir (1858-1927) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1906
Place Term: London
Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 916.66-J (Johnston, H. Liberia)
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. : ill. (incl. ports., maps), 28 col. pl. (incl. fronts., port.), 4 folded maps ; 25 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : 51057729
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11721853
UUID: 2bae0210-c60f-012f-5abf-58d385a7bc34
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