From the Virginia plantation to the national capitol; or, The first and only Negro representative in Congress from the Old Dominion

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

Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Hartford, Conn.
Publisher: American Publishing Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare B-Langston (Langston, J. M. From the Virginia plantation to the national capitol)
African Americans -- Politics and government
Physical Description
Extent: X, 534 p. illus., ports. 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11769966
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c3099e00-c624-012f-7368-58d385a7bc34
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