The narrative of Bethany Veney, a slave woman

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

Veney, Bethany (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1889
Place: Worcester, Mass.
Publisher: Press of Geo. H. Ellis, Boston
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-V
Slavery -- Virginia
Physical Description
Extent: 46 p., 1 l., incl. front. (port.) 20 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11668519
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1e452d0-c607-012f-c9ee-58d385a7bc34
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