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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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Places of the Underground Railroad: A Geographical Guide

Tom Calarco, Cynthia Vogel - History - 2011 - 422 pages
Presents a geographic overview of the Underground Railroad, describing its founding and the most important locations and crossing points in the network used to shelter and ...
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Secret Lives of the Underground Railroad in New York City: Sydney Howard Gay ...

Don Papson, Tom Calarco - History - 2015 - 312 pages
During the fourteen years Sydney Howard Gay edited the American Anti-Slavery Society's National Anti-Slavery Standard in New York City, he worked with some of the most ...
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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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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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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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North Star Country: Upstate New York and the Crusade for African American ...

Milton C. Sernett - History - 2002 - 369 pages
The compelling and wide-ranging tale that examines the moral choices made by blacks and whites of New York State to aid the newly freed slaves to secure the promise of freedom ...
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The Martyrdom of Abolitionist Charles Torrey

E. Fuller Torrey - Social Science - 2013 - 256 pages
During his brief yet remarkable career, abolitionist Charles Torrey -- called the "father of the Underground Railroad" by his peers -- assisted almost four hundred slaves in ...
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Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

Eric Foner - History - 2015 - 320 pages
The dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom. More than any other scholar, Eric Foner has influenced our ...
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Abolition Movement

T. Adams Upchurch - Social Science - 2011 - 195 pages
This powerful narrative tells the triumphant story of the men and women who spent their lives and fortunes trying to abolish the institution of slavery in the United States ...
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