Afro-American in New York City, 1827-1860

by George E. Walker

Publisher: Garland Pub. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 227 Downloads: 472
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  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York


  • African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-211) and index.

StatementGeorge E. Walker.
SeriesStudies in African American history and culture
LC ClassificationsF130.N4 W34 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1740381M
ISBN 100815310102
LC Control Number92046183

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