ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION
Black New Yorkers, a survey of 400 years of African-American history in New York, tells the story of sixteen generations of New Yorkers in essays, prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, tables, and newspapers.
Sylviane A. Diouf, PhD
Mike Siegel, Rutgers Cartography
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Arts and Artifacts Division: Tammi Lawson
Photographs and Prints Division: Mary Yearwood
Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division: Steven G. Fullwood
Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division: Maira Liriano
The exhibition is partly based on The Black New Yorkers: The Schomburg Illustrated Chronology by Howard Dodson, Christopher Moore, and Roberta Yancy (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000).
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