Progress of a race: or, The remarkable advancement of the American Negro from the bondage of slavery, ignorance and poverty to the freedom of citizenship, intelligence, affluence, honor and trust

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

Kletzing, H. F. (Henry F.), 1850- (Author)
Crogman, W. H. (William Henry), 1841-1931 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: Atlanta, Ga
Publisher: J. L. Nichols
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 973-K (Kletzing, H. Progress of a race)
African Americans -- History
African Americans -- Biography
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: Xxiv, 23-663 p. illus. 20 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG744636917-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10184450
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a4fea570-c6cc-012f-21eb-58d385a7bc34
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