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The underground railroad from slavery to freedom : a comprehensive history / Wilbur H. Siebert ; with an introduction by Albert Bushnell Hart.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library E 450 .S54 2006 30775305533318 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0486450392
  • ISBN: 9780486450391
  • Physical Description: xxv, 478 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications Inc., 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"List of important fugitive slave cases": pages 367-377.
Originally published: New York : Macmillan Co., 1898.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-402) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sources of the history of the Underground Railroad -- Origin and growth of the Underground Railroad -- The methods of the Underground Railroad -- Underground agents, station-keepers, or conductors - Study of the map of the Underground Railroad system -- Abduction of slaves from the South -- Life of the colored refugees in Canada -- Fugitive settlers in the Northern states -- Prosecutions of Underground Railroad men -- The Underground Railroad in politics -- Effect of the Underground Railroad.
Summary, etc.:
"First published in 1898, this comprehensive history was the first-documented survey of a system that helped fugitive slaves escape from areas in the antebellum South to regions as far north as Canada. Comprising fifty years of research, the text includes interviews and excerpts from diaries, letters, biographies, memoirs, speeches and a large number of other firsthand accounts" - Provided by publisher.
Subject: Underground Railroad.
Fugitive slaves > United States.

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