The underground railroad: A record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, & c., narrating the hardships, hair-breadth escapes, and death struggles of the slaves in their efforts for freedom, as related by themselves and others or witnessed by the aut...

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <http://www.inmotionaame.org>

Collection Data

Names
Still, William, 1821-1902 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Porter & Coates
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.973-S
Topics
Underground Railroad
Antislavery movements -- United States
Genres
Books
Illustrations
Physical Description
Extent: 780 p., [24] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR2082902-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11664210
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1eb07a30-c6ef-012f-934d-58d385a7bc34
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