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 Issued: 1898 - 1955 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Howard Orphanage and Industrial School (Long Island, N.Y.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 94f31b10-c6b7-012f-e433-58d385a7bc34
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