|NYCHS is a nonprofit
Regents chartered historical society dedicated to the pursuit, preservation
and promotion of the interconnected and overlapping histories of correctional
agencies, governmental and non-governmental, in the state, cities and
counties of New York.
|The image of children at
the Colored Orphan Asylum on Slide 11 is based on one appearing on different
web sites. Example. It appears as part of the book jacket cover for In the
Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863
|by Leslie M. Harris. See
University of Chicago Press web
page for book excerpt
|Also on the same page can
be found Slide asylum arson memorial card image on Slide 12.