Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground / Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan.

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Describes the discovery and study of the African burial site found in Manhattan in 1991, while excavating for a new building, and what it reveals about the lives of black people in Colonial times

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18th century, African Americans, Antiquities, Cemeteries, Excavations (Archaeology), History, Maps, New York (N.Y.), New York (State), Slaves

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