Roaming through the West Indies.

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

Franck, Harry Alverson (b. 1881) (Author)
Franck, Harry Alverson (b. 1881) (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1920
Place: New York
Publisher: The Century Co.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 917.29-F
West Indies
Physical Description
Extent: Xiv, 486 p. front., plates, fold. map, ports. 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11722625
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4368a10-c6d3-012f-144e-58d385a7bc34
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