The Resource Heroes of the underground railroad around washington, d.c., Jenny Masur, (ebook)

Heroes of the underground railroad around washington, d.c., Jenny Masur, (ebook)

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Heroes of the underground railroad around washington, d.c.
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Heroes of the underground railroad around washington, d.c.
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Jenny Masur
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Language
eng
Summary
Many of the unsung heroes of the Underground Railroad lived and worked in Washington, D.C. Men and women, black and white, operatives and freedom seekers--all demonstrated courage, resourcefulness and initiative. Leonard Grimes, a free African American, was arrested for transporting enslaved people to freedom. John Dean, a white lawyer, used the District courts to test the legality of the Fugitive Slave Act. Anna Maria Weems dressed as a boy in order to escape to Canada. Enslaved people engineered escapes, individually and in groups, with and without the assistance of an organized network. Some ended up back in slavery or in jail, but some escaped to freedom. Anthropologist and author Jenny Masur tells their stories
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Midwest
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Masur, Jenny
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non fiction
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  • State & Local - Middle Atlantic
  • Slavery
  • Historical
  • Civil War Period (1850-1877)
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adult
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Heroes of the underground railroad around washington, d.c., Jenny Masur, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781439666036
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12291084
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remote
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12291084
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MWT12291084
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Heroes of the underground railroad around washington, d.c., Jenny Masur, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439666036
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12291084
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12291084
System control number
MWT12291084
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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