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America revisited: from the bay of New York to the Gulf of Mexico, and from Lake Michigan to the Pacific

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

Sala, George Augustus, 1828-1895 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Place: London
Publisher: Vizetelly
Edition: 2d ed.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 917.303-S (Sala, G. America revisited)
African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964
United States -- Description and travel
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918
Content: Illustrated with nearly 400 engravings.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. illus. 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG744430757-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10165337
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e6fdcad0-c6cf-012f-5998-58d385a7bc34
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