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Encyclopedia of the underground railroad

Author: J Blaine Hudson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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. By the onset of the Civil War in 1861, the Underground Railroad included members, defined stops, set escape routes and a code language"--Provided by publisher.
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Hudson, J. Blaine.
Encyclopedia of the underground railroad.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)607807046
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Blaine Hudson
ISBN: 0786424591 9780786424597
OCLC Number: 62895810
Description: vii, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Selected friends of the fugitive by last name --
Selected friends of the fugitive by State (and Canada) --
Selected underground railroad sites by site name --
Selected underground railroad sites by state (and Canada) --
National Park Service underground railroad sites --
Bibliography of slave autobiographies --
Selected antislavery and underground railroad songs.
Responsibility: J. Blaine Hudson.
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From the Abolitionist Movement to the Zionville Baptist Missionary Church, this encyclopedia focuses on the people, ideas, events, and places associated with the histories of fugitive slaves, the  Read more...

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