Narrative of Joanna, an emancipated slave of Surinam.

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

Stedman, John Gabriel (1744-1797) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1838
Place: Boston
Publisher: Isaac Knapp
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-S (Stedman, J. G. Narrative of Joanna)
Slavery -- Suriname
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11664809
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1eb09d0-c60d-012f-8917-58d385a7bc34
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