In the vanguard of a race.

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

Hammond, Lily Hardy (1859-1925) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1922
Place: New York
Publisher: Council of Women for Home Missions and Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 920-H (Hammond, L, In the vanguard of a race)
African Americans
Halftone photomechanical prints
Physical Description
Extent: Xiv, 176 p. illus., ports.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433058874763
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11510370
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a005b7f0-c625-012f-16e5-58d385a7bc34
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