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African American couple leaving infant at orphanage.

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Title
African American couple leaving infant at orphanage.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American Illustrations

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1889-10-19
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-Ill
Topics
Poor persons -- United States
Mothers & children -- United States
African Americans
Infants -- United States
Orphanages -- United States
Spouses -- United States
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Mrs. Ruffins--'Me an' my husban's too pore t' tek care ob de chile, so we's 'bleeged t' fetch it heah.' Superintendent--'All right; I'll keep it dark.' "
Source identifier: JG (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 15 x 11 cm. (5 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1686814
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17180934
Barcode: 33333159329933
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dcfe5580-c52e-012f-3dd0-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1889: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "African American couple leaving infant at orphanage." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889-10-19. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fbe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "African American couple leaving infant at orphanage." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fbe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1889-10-19). African American couple leaving infant at orphanage. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fbe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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African American couple leaving infant at orphanage.