The lake regions of Central Africa, a picture of exploration.

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 Issued: 1860
Library locations
Schomburg General Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 916.78-B
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11718662
UUID: 4db9ba70-c6b8-012f-df88-58d385a7bc34
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