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Men of mark: eminent, progressive and rising

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

Simmons, William J., 1849-1890 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1887
Place: G. M. Rewell & Co.
Publisher: Cleveland, O.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 920-S
African Americans -- History
Slavery -- United States
Physical Description
Extent: 1138 p. front., ports. 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11723044
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b7029b0-c6d4-012f-6dfe-58d385a7bc34
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