new man : twenty-nine years a slave, twenty-nine years a free man; recollections of H. C. Bruce.

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

Bruce, Henry Clay (1836-1902) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Place: York, Pa.
Publisher: P. Anstadt
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-B (Bruce, H. C. New man)
Statement of responsibility: H. C. Bruce
Physical Description
Extent: X, 176 p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11674988
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd487770-c607-012f-6e29-58d385a7bc34
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