Wendell P. Dabney     

Guide to African American Resources
at the Cincinnati History Library and Archives













From the Library Catalog:

Call Number    GENERAL f973.7115 H885e
Author    Hudson, J. Blaine.
Title    Encyclopedia of the underground railroad / J. Blaine Hudson.
Published    Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006.
Description    vii, 308 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
ISBN    0-7864-2459-1 (illustrated case : alk. paper)
Summary    Summary: "Fugitive slaves were reported in the American colonies as early as the 1640s, and escapes escalated with the growth of slavery over the next two hundred years. By the onset of the Civil War in 1861, the Underground Railroad included members, defined stops, set escape routes and a code language"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography    Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-300) and index.
Subjects    Fugitive slaves -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Underground Railroad -- Encyclopedias.



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