Truth is stranger than fiction." An autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson (Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom") from 1789 to 1879. With a preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, introductory notes by Wendell Phillips and John G. Whittier, and an app

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) <http://www.inmotionaame.org>

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Names
Henson, Josiah (1789-1883) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879
Place Term: Boston
Publisher: B.B. Russell & Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-H
Physical Description
Extent: Xxiv, 336 p. front. (port.) plates. 19 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPGR5051173-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11673970
UUID: feeaf110-c6b2-012f-89a7-58d385a7bc34
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