Neglected neighbors: stories of life in the alleys, tenements and shanties of the national capital

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

Weller, Charles Frederick, b. 1870 (Author)
Weller, Eugenia Winston, b. 1871 (Author)
Weller, Charles Frederick, b. 1870 (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1908
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: J. C. Winston Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 331.8-W (Weller, C. Neglected neighbors in the national capital)
Washington (D.C.)
African American neighborhoods
African Americans -- District of Columbia
African Americans -- Social conditions
African Americans -- Housing
Physical Description
Extent: Xi, 342 p. illus. 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433021658913
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11669406
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 15c72d60-0033-0130-c491-58d385a7bc34
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