The underground railroad from slavery to freedom

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

Siebert, Wilbur Henry, 1866-1961 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: Macmillan
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 326.973F-S (Siebert, W. H. Underground railroad from slavery to freedom)
Underground Railroad
Fugitive slaves
Content: With an introduction by Albert Bushnell Hart.
Physical Description
Extent: Xxvi, 478 p. : front., ill. (plans, facsims.) plates, ports., fold. map. ; 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 3343303478887
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11675784
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 205503f0-c6b4-012f-8a4d-58d385a7bc34
Show filters Hide filters
18 results found