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People of the Underground Railroad: A Biographical Dictionary

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The Underground Railroad was perhaps the best example in U.S. history of blacks and whites working together for the common good. "People of the Underground Railroad" is the largest in-depth collection of profiles of those individuals involved in the spiriting of black slaves to freedom in the northern states and Canada beginning around 1800 and lasting to the early Civil ...more
Hardcover, 377 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Greenwood Press (first published January 1st 2008)
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Calarco, T. (2008). People of the underground railroad. Portsmouth: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated.

Professional Review: School Library Journal (2009). People of the underground railroad.

Reference Type: Biographical reference

Call Number: 973.7/115

Content Scope: This handbook is geared from grade 9 to 12. It contains 100 profiles of persons that were part of the underground railroad, both black and white. The profiles are very detailed.

Accuracy Authority Biased: The wo
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Calarco, T.(2008). People of the Underground Railroad: A Biographical Dictionary. Greenwood Press

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Dewey: REF 973.7

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Presents a biographical dictionary of 100 major individuals involved in the Underground Railroad including Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Thomas Garrett.
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Tom Calarco is the author / editor of seven books about the Underground Railroad including The Underground Railroad and the Adirondack Region, for which he won the year 2008 Underground Railroad Free Press award for the advancement of knowledge in Underground Railroad studies. His latest, which is a collaboration with Don Papson, Secret Lives of the Underground Railroad, uses the previously ...more
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