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The Resource Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom, by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom, by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

Label
Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom
Title
Many thousand gone
Title remainder
African Americans from slavery to freedom
Statement of responsibility
by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the journey of Black slaves to freedom via the underground railroad, an extended group of people who helped fugitive slaves in many ways
Summary
Recounts the journey of Black slaves to freedom via the underground railroad, an extended group of people who helped fugitive slaves in many ways
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
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195155
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.H23 1993
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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African Americans from slavery to freedom
Label
Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom, by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.147-148) and index
Contents
Slavery in America: Somersett -- Quaker protest -- A Prince -- A Vanished slave and his return -- A Kidnapped child -- Jenny Slew -- Running-aways: Elizabeth Freeman -- The Right of Chloe -- Advertisements -- The Gabriel Prosser uprising -- Josiah Henson, running-away and guide -- A Slave -- The Nat Turner Rebellion -- Some conductors on the Underground Railroad -- Eliza -- Isabella, Sojourner -- The Captain of the Pearl -- Solomon Northup -- Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey -- The Brave conductor -- "All right, sir!" -- Exodus to freedom: Anthony Burns -- A Mother's despair -- A Slave from Missouri -- A Kentucky runaway -- Alexander Ross, down from Canada -- Jackson, of Alabama -- Wisdom -- An Unnamed fugitive -- Three fugitives -- Exodus -- A Proclamation -- Deliverance -- The Tide of freedom
Control code
1224296
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
151 p.
Isbn
9780394928739
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
89019988
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm20260834
  • (OCoLC)20260834
Label
Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom, by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.147-148) and index
Contents
Slavery in America: Somersett -- Quaker protest -- A Prince -- A Vanished slave and his return -- A Kidnapped child -- Jenny Slew -- Running-aways: Elizabeth Freeman -- The Right of Chloe -- Advertisements -- The Gabriel Prosser uprising -- Josiah Henson, running-away and guide -- A Slave -- The Nat Turner Rebellion -- Some conductors on the Underground Railroad -- Eliza -- Isabella, Sojourner -- The Captain of the Pearl -- Solomon Northup -- Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey -- The Brave conductor -- "All right, sir!" -- Exodus to freedom: Anthony Burns -- A Mother's despair -- A Slave from Missouri -- A Kentucky runaway -- Alexander Ross, down from Canada -- Jackson, of Alabama -- Wisdom -- An Unnamed fugitive -- Three fugitives -- Exodus -- A Proclamation -- Deliverance -- The Tide of freedom
Control code
1224296
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
151 p.
Isbn
9780394928739
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
89019988
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm20260834
  • (OCoLC)20260834

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