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Gateway to freedom: the hidden history of the underground railroad

Foner, Eric 1943- (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lackawanna County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albright Memorial Library LARGE TYPE 973.7115 FONER (Text) 50686014809904 Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 1410478513 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781410478511 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 495 pages (large print), 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: "The New York Vigilance Committee was organized by free blacks working with white abolitionists to protect blacks from kidnappers and slave catchers on the streets. Soon such committees proliferated in the North, and began a collaboration known as the underground railroad. Until now, their stories have remained largely unknown. Building on fresh evidence, Eric Foner elevates the underground railroad from folklore to history"--Provide by publisher.
Subject: Antislavery movements United States History 19th century
Fugitive slaves United States History 19th century
Underground Railroad
Genre: Large type books.
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