Forty-four dramatically illustrated scenes tell the story of the secret network that took runaway slaves from southern states to the North and Canada between 1830 and 1860. Shocking views of slave pens, "below decks" aboard a slave ship, methods of punishing runaway slaves, refugees arriving at a "sa... read more
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Forty-four dramatically illustrated scenes tell the story of the secret network that took runaway slaves from southern states to the North and Canada between 1830 and 1860. Shocking views of slave pens, "below decks" aboard a slave ship, methods of punishing runaway slaves, refugees arriving at a "safe house," and more. Fact-filled captions.
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