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Free! : great escapes from slavery on the Underground Railroad : based on true stories

Author: Lorene Cary
Publisher: Chicago, IL : New City Community Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lorene Cary adapted these tales from narratives and records that were first told by William Still who was one of the key organizers of the underground railroad.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorene Cary
ISBN: 9780883782682 0883782685
OCLC Number: 80018037
Description: 86 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: William and Peter Still --
"I want my freedom"-Jane Johnson's escape with the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee, 1855 --
Crossing the river on horseback in the night --
William and Ellen Craft --
Hiding below deck --
Charles Gilbert --
Maria Weems escaping as Jo Wright --
Out of Alabama --
Woman escaping in a box --
Salt water fugitive --
Ten years in the penitentiary for owning Uncle Tom's Cabin --
Turpentine stowaways.
Responsibility: by Lorene Cary.
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Lorene Cary adapted these tales from narratives and records that were first told by William Still who was one of the key organizers of the underground railroad.

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