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Stories of the underground railroad

Anna L. Curtis

Stories of the underground railroad

by Anna L. Curtis

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Published by The Island Workshop Press Co-op in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Underground railroad,
    • Fugitive slaves -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Anna L. Curtis; foreword [by] Rufus M. Jones, illustrated by William Brooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE450 .C94
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 115 p.
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6423404M
      LC Control Number41021620
      OCLC/WorldCa10334621


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And to this day, his book contains some of the best evidence we have of the workings of the Underground Railroad, detailing the freedom seekers who used it, including where they came from, how they escaped and the families they left behind.

Underground Railroad: The William Still Story premiered February 6, The Underground Railroad is an example of a neo-slave narrative, a term coined by Ishmael Reed that refers to a work of literature written in the contemporary era that is set during the slavery era and tells the story from the perspective of enslaved characters.

Other examples of neo-slave narratives include Octavia Butler’s Kindred, Toni Morrison’s Beloved, Marlon James’ The Book. (shelved 3 times as underground-railroad) avg rating — 3, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

The story of how it got its name may be only legend, but the Underground Railroad was a real network of people and places that moved. "The Underground Railroad" is the latest novel from Colson Whitehead, a MacArthur Fellow, who's been one of the most acclaimed young writers in America.

And this book is one of the most highly. Stories of the Underground Railroad By Anna L. Curtis Read the book now. Table of Contents Introduction. Anna L. Curtis's Stories of the Underground Railroad was published in by The Island Workshop Press Co-op Inc. It is a colletion of true stories and biographies of persons who worked on the underground railroad.

The Underground Railroad. First edition. Doubleday, The story’s main narrative, set in the Southern United States during the slavery era (the early ’s), is introduced and occasionally interrupted by a number of short chapters that give information about the identity, situations, and stories of secondary characters.

The UNdreground Railroad Underground Railroad Is a secret transportation for slaves to get to freedom and it was this man name micheal who help this sl. Freedom Marker: Compassion and Courage. In William Still’s book The Underground Railroad, the author expands on the story of Peter Still, a former slave, and Seth Concklin, a.

The Underground Railroad (American Girl: Real Stories From My Time) has 9 reviews and 3 ratings. Reviewer dramaqueenzz wrote: My mom is getting me this book because I like stories about the Underground Railroad 👍👍/5(3).

Stories of the underground railroad. New York, Island Workshop Press Co-op, (OCoLC) Online version: Curtis, Anna L. (Anna Louise), b. Stories of the underground railroad. New York, Island Workshop Press Co-op, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Anna L Curtis.

She always travels the underground railroad, they calls it, travels at night and hides out in the day. She show sneaks them out the South and I thinks she’s the brave woman.

“I eats all the nuts and kills a few swamp rabbits and catches a few fish. Fleeing for Freedom: Stories of the Underground Railroad As Told by Levi Coffin and William Still Edited by George and Willene Hendrick, Ivan R.

Dee, Publishers February$, ISBN When it comes to the Underground Railroad, historians may never separate fact from fiction. Topic: Underground Railroad Stories Time: Four sixty minutes teaching sessions Objectives: 1.) Students will be introduced to stories of the Underground Railroad.

2.) Students will practice reading skills of prediction, clarification, questioning and summary. 3.) Students will teach their storybook about the Underground Railroad to other students.

Just as Lander’s speech is coming to an end, the meeting is disrupted by Ridgeway and a gang of white men. They shoot Lander and Royal and drag off many others. Royal dies in Cora’s arms while telling her with a smile to escape via the underground railroad.

Ridgeway captures Cora and demands that she lead him to the railroad station. Get this from a library. Fleeing for freedom: stories of the Underground Railroad. [George Hendrick; Willene Hendrick; Levi Coffin; William Still;] -- "Fleeing for Freedom contains selected narratives from the two most important contemporary chroniclers of the Underground Railroad, Levi Coffin and William Still.

Here are firsthand descriptions of. August 9, • The Underground Railroad is a literal train running underground in Colson Whitehead's new novel, which follows escaped slave Cora.

It's both brilliant fiction and searing. The stories that Bradford included in the book were corroborated through independent sources and therefore represent a collection of accounts detailing Harriet's struggle to move her family and other slaves north to freedom in Canada along the Underground Railroad.

Lyles Station Indiana was a small African American settlement in southern Indiana founded by freed slave Joshua Lyles. Told in the words of his son, A Place Called Freedom is historical fiction based on Joshua’s story of journeying to and starting Lyles Station.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and absolutely recommend it because it captures the essence of both the .