eBook Underground Railroad: The Encyclopedia of People, Places & Organizations, 1st Edition

  • Mary Ellen Snodgrass
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  • ISBN-10: 0765682044
  • ISBN-13: 9780765682048
  • DDC: 973.7115
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 872 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released January 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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This is the most complete reference on the Underground Railroad ever published. It includes full coverage of the Railroad in both the United States and Canada, which was the ultimate destination of many of the escaping slaves. The Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations explores the people, places, writings, laws, and organizations that made this network possible. More than 1,500 entries detail the families and personalities involved in the operation, and sidebars extract primary source materials for longer entries. This encyclopedia features extensive supporting materials, including maps with actual Underground Railroad escape routes, photos, a chronology, genealogies of those involved in the operation, a listing of Underground Railroad operatives by state or Canadian province, a "passenger" list of escaping slaves, and primary and secondary source bibliographies.