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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1857 - 1997 (Questionable)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Slavery
Physical Description
Photomechanical prints
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16104370
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2eda53e0-c6f6-012f-50d4-58d385a7bc34
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