Howard Orphanage and Industrial School photograph collection.

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: ca. 191-
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
New York (State)
Photographic prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 94f31b10-c6b7-012f-e433-58d385a7bc34
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