Tag: <span>Underground Railroad</span>

A review of “The Underground Railroad Records” by William Still, an important book to read. A vitally important to read because the book shares the experiences of people who escaped or attempted to escape slavery by the Underground Railroad. It recounts some of the experiences of people who passed through the Philadelphia area and had some contact with the Vigilance Committee of the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, of which William Still was the chairman.

Book Reviews

A profile of Harriet Tubman’s life covering her childhood, the events that motivated her to escape from slavery, her life after escaping to freedom, time as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and service in the Union Army.

Historical Profile

A profile of the profound abolitionist and author Frederick Douglass which covers his childhood, escape from slavery, abolitionism, and later life.

Historical Profile

A profile of William Still, a Philadelphia based abolitionist who was a prodigious conductor on the Underground Railroad.

Historical Profile