The Underground Railroad by William Still

The Underground Railroad by William Still

by William Still

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Overview

Written by a former "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD provides a first-hand account of the clandestine pipeline which brought thousands of slaves out of bondage in the South to the free states and to Canada.


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940015498745
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 09/28/2012
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

William Still (c.1819-1902) was an American abolitionist, writer, historian, and civil rights leader. Born in New Jersey to ex-slaves from Maryland, Still moved to Philadelphia as an adult, operating several businesses while becoming involved with the Underground Railroad. Often called "the Father of the Underground Railroad," Still helped more than sixty slaves a month escape slavery beginning in the early 1850s.

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