The Jerry rescue, October 1, 1851, delivered before the Onondaga Historical Association, October 21, 1921

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.

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Collection Data

Sperry, Earl Evelyn, 1875- (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1924
Place: Syracuse, N. Y.
Publisher: Onondaga Historical Association
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 326.973F-S (Sperry, E. E. Jerry rescue)
Jerry Rescue Convention
Bibliographic history: Additional Jerry rescue documents and rescue of Harriet Powell in Syracuse, September, 1839. By Earl E. Sperry. Collected and edited by Franklin H. Chase.
Physical Description
Extent: 69 p. illus., ports. 24 cm
Halftone photomechanical prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433034788830
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11675661
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5f11790-c61f-012f-5aa0-58d385a7bc34
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