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Settlements | Five Points District, New York City

Five Points, 1827 by George Catlin [Public Domain]


Gates, Henry Louis. 2004. African American Lives. Oxford [u.a.]: Oxford Univ. Press.
[About William Henry Lane also known as Master Juba]

Five Points District, New York City (1830s-1860s) by Deborah McNally, from

A Journey Through Chinatown The Neighborhood that was the Five Points (19th century)

Mapping the African American Past (MAAP)

Harris, Leslie M. 2004. In The Shadow Of Slavery: African Americans In New York City, 1626 - 1863. Chicago [u.a.]: Univ. of Chicago Press.

Urbanography: Where “The Gangs” Lived New York’s Desperate Five Points Neighborhood in the mid-19th Century


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