Life at the South: or, "Uncle Tom's cabin" as it is. Being narratives, scenes, and incidents in the real "Life of the lowly."

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

Smith, W. L. G. (William L. G.) (1814-1878) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1852
Place: Buffalo
Publisher: G. H. Derby and Co.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare Fic
Slavery -- United States
Physical Description
Extent: Vi, [13]-519 p. illus., plates. 19 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11747395
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e851f60-c621-012f-dbc7-58d385a7bc34
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