Silvia Dubois, (now 116 years old) : a biografy of the slav who whipt her mistress and gand her fredom.

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

Dubois, Silvia (1788 or 9-1889) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Place: Ringoes, N.J.
Publisher: C.W. Larison
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-D
Physical Description
Extent: 124 p. : illus., port. ; 20 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11675320
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e3961630-c609-012f-206f-58d385a7bc34
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