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"The negroes migrate to Louisiana and Texas in search of paying labor."

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Names
Sheppard, William Ludwell (1833-1912) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American Life -- 1870s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-L-187
Topics
African Americans -- 1870-1879
African Americans -- Men -- Southern States -- 1870-1879
Emigration & immigration -- Southern States -- 1870-1879
Laborers -- Southern States -- 1870-1879
Migrant laborers
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "Unimproved condition of the state." "318." Includes additional text.

Source note: The great South : a record of journeys in Louisiana, Texas etc. (Hartford, Connecticut : American Publishing Co., 1875) King, Edward (1848-1896), Author. Champney, James Wells (1843-1903), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 23 x 16 cm. (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1674342
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17164846
Barcode : 33333159332960
UUID: 1a51e400-c52f-012f-0700-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1833: Creator Born
  • 1875: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. ""The negroes migrate to Louisiana and Texas in search of paying labor."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3ff5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. ""The negroes migrate to Louisiana and Texas in search of paying labor."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3ff5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1875). "The negroes migrate to Louisiana and Texas in search of paying labor." Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3ff5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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"The negroes migrate to Louisiana and Texas in search of paying labor."