Love, liberation, and escaping slavery : William and Ellen Craft in cultural memory (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Love, liberation, and escaping slavery : William and Ellen Craft in cultural memory

Author: Barbara McCaskill
Publisher: Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The spectacular 1848 escape of William and Ellen Craft (1824-1900; 1826-1891) from slavery in Macon, Georgia, is a dramatic story in the annals of American history. Ellen, who could pass for white, disguised herself as a gentleman slaveholder; William accompanied her as his "master's" devoted slave valet; both traveled openly by train, steamship, and carriage to arrive in free Philadelphia on Christmas Day. In Love,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Ellen Craft; William Craft; Ellen Craft; William Craft
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara McCaskill
ISBN: 9780820348322 0820348325 9780820338026 0820338028 9780820347240 0820347248
OCLC Number: 995354065
Description: 1 recurso en línea
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction. The Crafts and the Memory of Slavery; One. The "Thrilling" Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Georgia; Two. Boston's Glorious Fugitives; Three. Running a Thousand Miles in England; Four. The Boston Libel Trial of William Craft; Epilogue. A Story to Pass Down; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: Barbara McCaskill.

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The spectacular 1848 escape of William and Ellen Craft from slavery in Macon, Georgia, is a dramatic story in the annals of American history. In Love, Liberation, and Escaping Slavery, Barbara  Read more...

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