The Riots in New York; Destruction of the Coloured Orphan Asylum

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NYPL ID number: 812649

Date:

1863

Rights:

Picture Collection, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
During the draft riots of 1863, the asylum was burned to the ground on the very first day of the violence.

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“The Riots in New York; Destruction of the Coloured Orphan Asylum,” Black Gotham Archive, accessed June 22, 2018, https://archive.blackgothamarchive.org/items/show/82.