Questions of a Dutch-period slave market, and the establishment of the Slave Block in British-period New York.

Item

Establishment of the Slave Block in New York.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Questions of a Dutch-period slave market, and the establishment of the Slave Block in British-period New York.

Subject

Dedicated public spaces to the slave trade in New York.

Description

Documented inquiries on the existence of a public slave market during 17th century Dutch period, along with the documented establishment of a Slave Market in 18th century British New York.

Creator

Curtwright, Wesley. Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection.

Source

Image ID. 5493284. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Establishment of the 'Slave Block' in New York."

Publisher

Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.

Date

January 1, 1650/ January 1, 1750

Contributor

Curtwrght, Wesley, Elizabeth Donnan, James Weldon Johnson, and Alfred A. Knopf. Writer's Program (New York, NY).

Rights

Public domain.

Relation

Text, essay, document.

Format

Internet archive.

Language

English.

Type

Text, essay, document.

Identifier

NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11928496. Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4a212f20-8583-0133-dd34-00505686a51c

Coverage

New York, NY. 17th century. 18th century.

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Public spaces in New York dedicated to the slave trade.

Original Format

Paper.

Collection

Citation

Curtwright, Wesley. Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection., “Questions of a Dutch-period slave market, and the establishment of the Slave Block in British-period New York.,” Silences of New York History, accessed March 7, 2021, https://silencesofnyhistory.org/items/show/182.

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