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The Underground Railroad: A Reference Guide

Kerry S. Walters - History - 2012 - 223 pages
Full of true stories more dramatic than any fiction, The Underground Railroad: A Reference Guide offers a fresh, revealing look at the efforts of hundreds of dedicated persons ...
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The Underground Railroad in DeKalb County, Illinois

Nancy M. Beasley - History - 2013 - 240 pages
"Not one person was prosecuted for aiding a fugitive slave in DeKalb County. It was an accepted local activity to help escaped slaves. Hundreds of families defied the Fugitive ...
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The Underground Railroad in the Adirondack Region

Tom Calarco - Social Science - 2011 - 303 pages
The success of the Underground Railroad depended on the participation of sympathizers in hundreds of areas throughout the country, each operating independently. Each area was ...
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Encyclopedia of the Underground Railroad

J. Blaine Hudson - History - 2006 - 316 pages
Fugitive slaves were reported in the American colonies as early as the 1640s, and escapes escalated with the growth of slavery over the next two hundred years. As the number of ...
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The Search for the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York

Tom Calarco - History - 2014 - 144 pages
Because of its clandestine nature, much of the history of the Underground Railroad remains shrouded in secrecy—so much so that some historians have even doubted its importance ...
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People of the Underground Railroad: A Biographical Dictionary

Tom Calarco - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 377 pages
Presents one hundred alphabetically arranged entries detailing the lives of the people who made up the Underground Railroad from 1800 up to the beginning of the Civil War ...
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Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in the Kentucky Borderland

J. Blaine Hudson - Social Science - 2002 - 215 pages
Between 1783 and 1860, more than 100,000 enslaved African Americans escaped across the border between slave and free territory in search of freedom. Most of these escapes were ...
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David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in ...

Graham Russell Gao Hodges - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 280 pages
David Ruggles (1810-1849) was one of the most heroic--and has been one of the most often overlooked--figures of the early abolitionist movement in America. Graham Russell Gao ...
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The Underground Railroad in Michigan

Carol E. Mull - History - 2015 - 223 pages
"This book is the first comprehensive exploration of abolitionism and the network of escape from slavery in the state. First-person accounts are interwoven with an expansive ...
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Rethinking the Slave Narrative: Slave Marriage and the Narratives of Henry ...

Charles J. Heglar - Family & Relationships - 2001 - 170 pages
The African American slave narrative is popularly viewed as the story of a lone male's flight from slavery to freedom, best exemplified by the Narrative of the Life of ...
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