MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

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thumb of 10_ABG0013.jpg Current view of Maiden Lane © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 11_hughsonstavern.jpg Current view of where Hughson's Tavern once stood © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 12_executiongrounds.jpg Current view of Execution Grounds: Foley Square © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 13_frauncestavern.jpg Current view of Fraunces Tavern © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 14_johnstreetmethodist.jpg Current view: the site of John Street Methodist Church © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 15_blackbrigade1.jpg Current view of 10 Church Street, site of the Black Brigades' barracks © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 17_africanfreeschool.jpg Current view of African Free School site © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 1873atlasofLI.jpg Eastville Ave. in an 1873 Atlas of Long Island Long Island Studies Institute, Hofstra University
thumb of 18_tontine2.jpg Current view of the Tontine Coffeehouse site © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 19_abyssinianbaptist.jpg Current view of Abyssinian Baptist Church © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 1_africanburialground.jpg A current view of the African Burial Ground Memorial © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 21_stphilips.jpg Current view of St. Philips Episcopal Church © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 23_africangrove.jpg Current view of African Grove Theater site © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 24_senecavillage.jpg Current view of the Seneca Village site © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 25_freedomsjournal.jpg Current view of 236 Church St., former offices of Freedom's Journal © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 27_catherineferguson.jpg Current view of where Catherine Ferguson's home stood © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 28_pierretoussaint1.jpg Historic marker honoring Pierre Toussaint, St. Patrick's Old Cathedral © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 29_georgedowningoyster.jpg Current view of where Downing's Oyster House stood © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 2_greatdockshipgideon.jpg Current view of where the Great Dock once was © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 31_fivepoints.jpg Current view of the Five Points intersection © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 32_jamesmccunesmith.jpg Current view of James McCune Smith Pharmacy site © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 33_tappanbrothers.jpg Current view of the site of the Tappan Brothers' offices © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 34_ABG0021.jpg Current view of where the Colored Orphan Asylum once stood © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 35_ruggles.jpg Current view: the site of David Ruggles' House © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 36_ABG7274.jpg Current view of 143 Nassau Street, once site where Tubman would bring people fleeing on the underground railroad. © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 38_RikersIsland_Now.jpg A map showing present-day Rikers Island © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 3_ftamsterdam.jpg Current view of the Fort Amsterdam site © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 40_ABG3069.jpg Current view of David Ruggles' House, where Frederick Douglass was sheltered © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 41_marcusgarvey.jpg Current view of Marcus Garvey Memorial Park © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 42_langstonhughes.jpg Current view of Langston Hughes' former home © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 43_ABG4544.jpg Current view of Duke Ellington Memorial © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 44_motheramezion.jpg Current view of the Mother A.M.E. Zion Church on 137th Street © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 45_ABG1365.jpg Current view of 369th Armory © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 46_ABG2429.jpg A current view inside the Studio Museum in Harlem © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 47_ABG4583.jpg Current view of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 48_Weeksville_Now.jpg Current view of the Hunterfly road houses, Weeksville © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 50_BridgeSt_Now.jpg Bridge Street AWME Church today © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 51_ABG6876.jpg Current view of Louis & Lucille Armstong's home © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 52_ABG7062.jpg Current view of the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 54_SandyGround_Now.jpg A map showing Sandy Ground in the present © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 56_sojurnertruth.jpg Current view of the site of Sojourner Truth's former home © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 57_audubonballroom.jpg A current view of the Audubon Ballroom © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 59_ABG0048.jpg Current view of Shiloh Presbyterian Church © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 5_wallstreet.jpg Current view of Wall Street © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 62_africansocietymutualrelief.jpg Current view of where the African Society for Mutual Relief once stood © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 64_theodorewhitehouse.jpg Current view of the Theodore Wright house © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 67_BedfordStuyvesant_Now.jpg Current view of Restoration Plaza, Bedford-Stuyvesant © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 6_landofblacks.jpg Current view of Minetta Lane, once central to the Land of the Blacks © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 7_manhattancompany.jpg Current view of a downtown area once supplied with water by the Manhattan Company © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of 9_slavemarket.jpg Current view of the site of the Slave Market © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of Abyssinian_Baptist_Church_in_New_York_City_1921.jpeg Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City, 1921 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Balltonhousenow.jpg Samuel Ballton House Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of Charles_B_Ray.jpeg Charles B. Ray NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of City_Hall_and_Great_Dock_1679.jpeg City Hall and Great Dock, 1679 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Death_of_Captain_Ferrer_Captain_of_the_Amistad.jpeg Death of Captain Ferrer, the Captain of the Amistad, July 1839 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Dr_James_McCune_Smith.jpeg Engraving of James McCune Smith Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division/The New York Public Library
thumb of EbbetsThen.jpg Historic View of Ebbets Field Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ebbets1913OpeningDay.jpg
thumb of Ebbetsnow.jpg Shot of Ebbets Apartments, formerly Ebbets Field Wikipedia
thumb of Fernando_Wood_Mayor_of_the_City_of_New_York.jpeg Fernando Wood, Mayor of the City of New York NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Five_Points_Stereoscopic_Photo.jpeg Five Points: Stereoscopic Photo NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Fort_Amsterdam_and_village_New York.jpeg Fort Amsterdam and village, New York NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Founders_of_AME_Zion_Church_in_New_York.jpeg Founders of the AME Zion Church in New York NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Fraunces_Tavern_N_Y_C_1777.jpeg Fraunces' Tavern, N.Y.C., 1777 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Harlemarts_now.jpg Current View of Harlem Community Art Center Columbia University
thumb of Harlems_125th_Street_1949.jpeg Harlem's 125th Street, 1949 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Harriet_Tubman_and_Family.jpeg Harriet Tubman and Family NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Henry_Highland_Garnett.jpeg Henry Highland Garnet NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Hofstra_now.jpg Hofstra University North Campus Courtesy of Hofstra's Department of Special Collections - University Archives.
thumb of Ira_Aldridge_as_Othello_.jpeg Ira Aldridge as "Othello" NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Lewis_Tappan.jpeg Lewis Tappan NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of MAAP_1863DraftRiots_Now.jpg Gramercy Park today © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_369Armory_Then.jpg 369th Armory Military Photograph Collection/The New York Public Library
thumb of MAAP_AbolitionistPlace_Now.jpg Current view of Abolitionist Place site © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_AbolitionistPlace_Then.jpg Abolitionist Place, Brooklyn. Fulton and Duffield Street. Mid-Manhattan Library/Picture Collection/The New York Public Library
thumb of MAAP_Abyssinian_Then.jpg African-American congregation in front of Abyssinian Baptist Church at Waverly Place, New York City, c. 1907 Library of Congress
thumb of MAAP_AfricanFreeSchool_Then_PIC_ONLY.jpg African Free School, engraving Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division/ The New York Public Library.
thumb of MAAP_AfricanGrove_Then.jpg James Hewlett as Richard III Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library.
thumb of MAAP_AfricanSociety_Then.jpg Portrait of Juliet Noel (Mrs. Pierre Toussaint) © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_ArthurTappan_Then.jpg Arthur Tappan © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_AudubonBallroom_Then.jpg The Audubon Ballroom © AP Photo
thumb of MAAP_BedfordStuyvesant_Then.jpg View of Bedford-Stuyvesant © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_BlackBrigade_Then.jpg Black Brigades. Book of Negroes, Loyalist refugees from New York, in 1783. © Nova Scotia Museum 2008. All rights reserved. Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax
thumb of MAAP_BridgeSt_Then.jpg Where Bridge Street AWME Church once stood © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_BurialGround_Then.jpg African Burial Ground © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_CatherineFerguson_Then.jpg Catherine Ferguson © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_ColoredOrphan_Then.jpg The riots in New York: destruction of the Colored Orphan Asylum NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of MAAP_DavidRuggles_Then.jpg David Ruggles © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_DowningOyster_Then.jpg George Downing’s Oyster House © Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/Art Resource
thumb of MAAP_DraftRiots_Then.jpg The riots in New York : conflict between the military and the rioters in First Avenue Mid-Manhattan Library/Picture Collection/ The New York Public Library
thumb of MAAP_DukeEllington_Then.jpg Duke Ellington (1899-1974) © Private Collection/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_ExecutionGrounds_Then.jpg Execution Grounds: Foley Square © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_FivePoints_Then.jpg Midsummer in the Five Points. Mid-Manhattan Library/Picture Collection/The New York Public Library
thumb of MAAP_Fraunces_Then.jpg Fraunces Tavern - Long Room © AP Photo
thumb of MAAP_FtAmsterdam_Then.jpg View of New Amsterdam © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/ The Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_GreatDock_Then.jpg The Castello Plan, New Amsterdam in 1660 © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_Harlem_Now.jpg Statue of Adam Clayton Powell © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_Harlem_Then.jpg Langston Hughes with others overlooking St. Nicholas Avenue. Regina Andrews Photograph Collection/Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/Photographs and Prints Division/ The New York Public Library
thumb of MAAP_HarrietTubman_Then.jpg Harriet Tubman; "The Moses of her people" Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/General Research and Reference Division/The New York Public Library
thumb of MAAP_HughsonsTavern_Then.jpg Hughson’s Tavern © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_JamesVarick_Then.jpg Illustration of James Varick ©  Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_JohnStChurch_Then.jpg Peter Williams, c.1810 (oil on canvas) © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_LandBlacks_Then.jpg Land of the Blacks © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_LangstonHughes_Then.jpg Langston Hughes June 1958 on the steps in front of his house in Harlem. © Robert W. Kelley/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
thumb of MAAP_LewisLatimer_Then.jpg Lewis Latimer photograph Queens Borough Library, Long Island Division. Latimer Family Papers.
thumb of MAAP_LouisArmstrong_Then.jpg Photo of Louis Armstrong © AP Photo
thumb of MAAP_MarcusGarvey_Then.jpg Marcus Garvey in full uniform © Hulton Archive/Getty Images
thumb of MAAP_PierreToussaint_Then.jpg Pierre Toussaint (1778-1853) c.1825 © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_RikersIsland_Then.jpg Rikers Island - Black soldiers, Civil War, training Library of Congress
thumb of MAAP_SandyGround_Then.jpg Photo of Oyster Workers, 1894. Courtesy Alice Austen Collection, Staten Island Historical Society.
thumb of MAAP_Schomberg_Then.jpg Arturo "Arthur" Schomburg Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture /General Research and Reference Division/The New York Public Library
thumb of MAAP_SenecaVillage_Then.jpg Seneca Village © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_ShilohPresb_Then.jpg Portrait of Henry Highland Garnet Humanities and Social Sciences Library/Print Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs/The New York Public Library
thumb of MAAP_SlaveMkt_Then.jpg The Slave Market © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_SlaveRevoltNEW_Then.jpg New York in 1712 © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_StPhilips_Then.jpg St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. John F.E. Prud’homme engraving after William Bayley image. © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_StudioMuseum_Then.jpg Street Story Quilt, Parts 1,2 3. 1. The Accident, 2. The Fire, 3. The Home Coming. 1985 Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
thumb of MAAP_TheManhattanCo_Then.jpg Laying of the Water Pipes © Curriculum Concepts International
thumb of MAAP_TheodoreWright_Then.jpg Runaway slave posters Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture /General Research and Reference Division/The New York Public Library
thumb of MAAP_Tontine_Then.jpg Tontine Coffee House, c.1797 (oil on linen), © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_WallStreet_Then.jpg The Castello Plan, New Amsterdam in 1660 © Collection of the New-York Historical Society/Bridgeman Art Library
thumb of MAAP_Weeksville_Then.jpg Portrait of a woman © AP Photo /Weeksville Society
thumb of Methodist_Church_John_Street_1768.jpeg Methodist Church, John Street, 1768 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of New_York_Committee_of_Vigilance_1st_Annual_Report.jpeg New York Committee of Vigilance, 1st Annual Report NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of New_York_slave_market_about_1730.jpeg New York slave market about 1730 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Peter_Williams_the_old_colored_sexton_of_the_John_St_Methodist_Church.jpeg Peter Williams, the old colored sexton of the John St. Methodist Church NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Playbill_from_African_Grove_Theatre_ca_1821.jpeg Playbill from the African Grove Theatre in Greenwich Village, ca. 1821 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Reverend_Samuel_E_Cornish.jpeg Rev. Samuel Cornish © Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/Art Resource
thumb of RobinsonJackieRBML.jpg Historic Photo of Jackie Robinson Columbia University Archives - Rare Books and Manuscripts
thumb of Section_of_Wall_Street_palisade.jpeg Section of Wall Street palisade NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of St_Philips_P_E_Church_1925.jpeg St. Philip's P.E. Church, 1925 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of Three_quarter_length_portrait_of_Sojourner_Truth.jpeg Three-quarter length portrait of Sojourner Truth Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/Photographs and Prints Division/The New York Public Library
thumb of Tontine_Coffee_House_N_Y_C_1820.jpeg Tontine Coffee House, N.Y.C., 1820 NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of ballton_portrait.jpg Portrait of Samuel Ballton Courtesy of the Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association.
thumb of ballton_then.jpg Samuel Ballton House Courtesy of the Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association.
thumb of bethelame_now.jpg Site of Bethel AME Church of Amityville Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of bethelame_then.jpg Bethel AME Church, Amityville Amityville Historical Society
thumb of bookertwashingtonnow.jpg View of the Booker T. Washington House Friends of the Booker T. Washington House
thumb of bookertwashingtonnow2.jpg Another current view of the Booker T. Washington House Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of bookertwashingtonthen.jpg Portrait of Booker T. Washington Library of Congress Prints and Photographic Division, LC-USZ62-49568
thumb of brookhavenmap1797.jpg 1797, Map of the Town of Brookhaven William Floyd Estate, Fire Island National Seashore, National Park Service.
thumb of douglass_pamphlet.jpg Published text of a speech by Frederick Douglass Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library: Alexander Gumby Collection
thumb of duke_ellington_portrait.jpg Portrait of Duke Ellington Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library: Alexander Gumby Collection
thumb of eastville_now.jpg Current view of the St. David AME Zion Church, Eastville, Sag Harbor Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of eastville_then.jpg St. David AME Zion Church Sag Harbor Historical Society
thumb of ellison_now.jpg Current view of Ralph Ellison Memorial Columbia University
thumb of ellison_then.jpg Historic Image of Ralph Ellison Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division
thumb of frederick_douglass_portrait.jpg Portrait of Frederick Douglass Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library: Alexander Gumby Collection
thumb of freetowncurrent.jpg Current view of Freetown, Town of East Hampton Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of freetownthen.jpg Chapel at Freetown Courtesy of the East Hampton Library, Long Island Collection
thumb of garvey_unia_envelope.jpg Envelope for Donations to UNIA Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library: Alexander Gumby Collection
thumb of harlemarts_then.jpg Student Sculptor at Work National Archives and Records Adminstration
thumb of hcz_canada.jpg Geoffrey Canada, Harlem Children's Zone Founder Harlem Children's Zone
thumb of hcz_now.jpg Current view of Harlem Children's Zone Harlem Children's Zone
thumb of hcz_then.jpg Historic view of E 125th Street & Madison Avenue New York Public Library
thumb of hofstra_then.jpg Martin Luther King, Jr. at Hofstra University Courtesy of Hofstra's Department of Special Collections - University Archives.
thumb of hughes_theyre_our_kids.jpg "They're Our Kids!" by Langston Hughes Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library: Alexander Gumby Collection
thumb of john_b_russwurm.jpeg Portrait of John B. Russwurm New York Public Library Digital Gallery
thumb of lakeville_1975_2.jpg Lakeville AME Church in 1975 Courtesy of NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, National Register of Historic Places nomination for the Valley Road Historic District, Manhasset, Nassau County.
thumb of lakeville_now.jpg Lakeville community, Manhasset Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of lakeville_then.jpg Lakeville AME Zion Church Courtesy of NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, National Register of Historic Places nomination for the Valley Road Historic District, Manhasset, Nassau County
thumb of lakevillechurch.jpg Lakeville AME Zion Church today Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of langston_hughes_portrait.jpg Portrait of Younger Langston Hughes Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library: Alexander Gumby Collection
thumb of lattings_now.jpg View of Latting's Hundred Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of lattings_parlor.jpg Latting's Hundred Parlor Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of lattings_then.jpg Symbolic objects bundle Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of lloyd_now.jpg Joseph Lloyd Manor today Courtesy of the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities. 
thumb of lloyd_then.jpg Joseph Lloyd Manor in 1910 Courtesy of the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities.  
thumb of mintons_now.jpg Current view of Minton's Playhouse Columbia University
thumb of mintons_now2.jpg Daytime view of Minton's Columbia University
thumb of mintons_then.jpg Louis Armstrong Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
thumb of rockypoint_now.jpg Rocky Point today Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of rockypt_then.jpg Remains of Rocky Point Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of setauket_cabin.jpg Ernest Hart Cabin (ca. 1931) Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of setauket_now.jpg Bethel AME Church of Setauket Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of setauket_then.jpg Jacob and Hannah Hart House Three Village Historical Society
thumb of then_draft_riots.jpeg The riots in New York : conflict between the military and the rioters in First Avenue NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of then_five_points.jpeg View of Five Points NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of then_frederick_douglass.jpeg Portrait of Frederick Douglass Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/Photographs and Prints Division/The New York Public Library
thumb of then_h_h_garnett.jpeg Henry Highland Garnet Colorized NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of then_james_varick.jpeg James Varick NYPL Digital Gallery
thumb of unia_biggest_convention.jpg Advertisement for a UNIA Convention Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library: Alexander Gumby Collection
thumb of westindianparade_now.jpg Current view of West Indian Day Parade Flickr
thumb of westindianparade_then.jpg Historic view of West Indian Day Parade New York Public Library
thumb of williamfloyd_now.jpg Current view of the Old Mastic House at the William Floyd Estate Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University
thumb of williamfloyd_then.jpg Old Mastic House at the William Floyd Estate, ca. 1792 William Floyd Estate, Fire Island National Seashore, National Park Service.

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