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Runaway Journeys
The Migration of Fugitive Slaves Within the United States and to Canada
Loren Schweninger, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Interview with Harriet Robinson
from Oklahoma Narratives, Volume 13
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project (Washington D.C.)
Interview with Leah Garrett
from Georgia Narratives, Volume 4, Part 2
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project (Washington D.C.)
Fugitive Slave Act 1850
The National Center For Public Policy Research
Report of the Select Committee, to which was Referred the Petition Relative to Slave Hunting in the State of New York
Shotwell Powell
S.I.:s.n.
Interview with Heywood Ford
from Alabama Narratives, Volume 1
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project (Washington D.C.)
Interview with Jordan Smith
from Texas Narratives, Volume 16, Part 4
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Jordan Smith
Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project (Washington D.C.)
Slaves of the Chesapeake Bay Area and the War of 1812
from The Journal of Negro History, April 1972
Frank A. Cassell
Interview with Walter Rimm
from Texas Narratives, Volume 16, Part 3
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project (Washington D.C.)
Incidents In The Life of a Slave Girl. Written by Herself
Jacobs, Harriet Ann, 1813-1897
Published for the Author, (Boston: 1861, c1860, 1861, c1860)
Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Daniel Bradley on runaway 6, October 1805 and Response
Unpublished
Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself
Henry Box Brown, b. 1816
Printed by Lee and Glynn (Manchester:, 1851)
Chapter 2 - "The Origins of a Florida Sanctuary: Garcia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose"
from Black Society in Spanish Florida
Jane Landers
University of Illinois Press (Urbana, 1999)
Chapter 1 - "Florida Maroons"
from Freedom on the Border: The Seminole Maroons in Florida, the Indian Territory, Coahuila, and Texas
Kevin Mulroy
Texas Tech University Press (Lubbock, TX, 1993)
Africans and Indians: A Comparative Study of the Black Carib and Black Seminole
from Ethnohistory, vol. 37, no. 1 (Winter 1990)
Rebecca B. Bateman
"The Exiles of Florida; or, The Crimes Committed by Our Government Against the Maroons, Who Fled from South Carolina and the Other Slave States, Seeking Protection under Spanish Laws"
from Readings in Black & White: Lower Tidewater Virginia
Joshua R. Giddings
Follett, Foster and Company (Columbus, OH, 1858)
"Maroons and Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp"
from Readings in Black and White: Lower Tidewater Virginia
Tommy Bogger
Portsmouth Public Library (Portsmouth, VA, 1982)
Interview with Bill and Ellen Thomas
from Texas Narratives, Volume 16, Part 4
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project (Washington D.C.)
Slavery of the Frontier: The Peculiar Institution of Slavery in Central Texas
from Slavery & Abolition, vol. 20, no. 2 (1999)
William Carrigan
Across the Rio to Freedom: U.S. Negroes in Mexico
Rosalie Schwartz
Texas Western Press (El Paso, 1975)
Fugitive Slaves in Mexico
from The Journal of Negro History, Vol. 57, No.1 (January 1972)
Ronnie C. Tyler
Chapter 3 - "Fugitives, the Sea, and the Coasting Trade"
from The Fugitive's Gibraltar: Escaping Slaves and Abolitionism in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Kathryn Grover
University of Massachusetts Press (Amherst, 2001)
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery: Electronic Edition.
WILLIAM TWEEDIE, 337, STRAND. (LONDON:, 1860)
"Letter from a Freedman to His Old Master"
from The Freedmen's Book
Lydia Maria Child
Ticknor and Fields (Boston, 1865)
Interview with Arnold Gragston
from Florida Narratives, Volume 3
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project (Washington D.C.)
The Underground Rail Road
William Still
Porter & Coates (Philadelphia, 1872)
My Bondage and My Freedom. Part I.—Life as a Slave. Part II.—Life as a Freeman
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
MILLER, ORTON & MULLIGAN. New York: 25 Park Row.—Auburn: 107 Genesee-st. (NEW YORK AND AUBURN:, 1855.)
A Letter from Frederick Douglass to his old master, written on the anniversary of his liberation from slavery
Frederick Douglass
Oberlin Press (Warrington, 1848)
The Fugitive Slave Law and it's Victims
Samuel May
American Anti-Slavery Society (New York, 1861)
A North-Side View of Slavery. The Refugee, or The Narratives of Fugitive Slaves in Canada, Related by Themselves: With an Account of the History and condition of the Colored Population of Upper Canada...
Drew, Benjamin
J.OP. Jewett & Co. (Boston, 1856)
Robins Family Papers: 1862 Memorandum on Runaways

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