My Miss Nancy; Nancy Astor's Virginia "mammy" tells why "her littl' mistis ain't neber gwine lose her 'sition ober dar in Inglan'." By Ruby Vaughan Bigger.

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

Bigger, Ruby Vaughan (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1925
Place: Macon, Ga.
Publisher: Press of the J.W. Burke Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc B-Astor (Bigger, R. My Miss Nancy)
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p.l., [9]-43, [4] p. plates. 18 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433019722200
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11758012
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d7190380-c60a-012f-4f6c-58d385a7bc34
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