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Good overview on the African American experience drawing on the collections of the Library of Congress. Also includes web site links for Frederick Douglass, Jackie Robinson, slave narratives, and the courts.
Covers thirteen migrations of African-Americans including: the transatlantic and domestic slave trade; western and northern migration; the great migrations of the 20th century; reverse migrations to the south.
Seneca Village (1825-1857) was "Manhattan's first significant community of African American property owners." The village was razed with the construction of Central Park. This project details archeological and historical research findings about the village.