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My old Kentucky home

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

Foster, Stephen Collins (1826-1864) (Author)
Foote, Mary Hallock (1847-1938) (Illustrator)
Copeland, Charles (1858-1929) (Illustrator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1888, c1887
Place: Boston
Publisher: Ticknor and Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 811-F (Foster, S. My old Kentucky home)
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Stephen Collins Foster ; illustrated.
Physical Description
Extent: [36] p. : ill., music, port. ; 21 X 17 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433021598176
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11690024
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b22f84a0-c618-012f-a6d7-58d385a7bc34
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