Twenty-eight years a slave : or, The story of my life in three continents

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

Johnson, Thomas L. (Thomas Lewis) (b. 1836?) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1909
Place: Bournemouth
Publisher: W. Mate
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc B-Johnson, T. (Johnson, T. Twenty-eight years a slave)
African American missionaries
Slaves' writings, American
Halftone photomechanical prints
Statement of responsibility: by Thomas L. Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: Xvi, 266 p. : ill., ports., maps, facsims
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433021598598
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11769820
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c258afe0-c62c-012f-d5bd-58d385a7bc34
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