Folk song of the American Negro

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

Work, John Wesley (1873-1925) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1915
Place: Nashville, Tenn.
Publisher: Press of Fisk University
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 784.7-W (Work, J Folk song of the American Negro)
Halftone photomechanical prints
Statement of responsibility: John Wesley Work.
Physical Description
Extent: 131 p. : ill., music, ports. ; 23 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433021644962
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11687157
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d6d1af0-c61d-012f-383b-58d385a7bc34
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