The black man's burden... illustrated by portraits and views

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

Holtzclaw, William Henry, 1870?-1943 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1915
Place: New York
Publisher: Neale Publishing Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc B-Holtzclaw (Holtzclaw, W. Black man's burden)
Holtzclaw, William Henry, 1870?-1943
Utica Normal and Industrial Institute for the Training of Colored Young Men and Women, Mississippi.
Physical Description
Extent: 232 p. front., plates, ports. 21 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433058194014
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11768280
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4ae3a220-c623-012f-0770-58d385a7bc34
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