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Pennsylvania Sites

The Pennsylvania Underground Railroad Network

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission: Underground Railroad

Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University

The Little Bethel Historical Association

Afrolumens Project: Central Pennsylvania's African American History for Everyone apple

The Harriet Tubman Journal

Safe Harbor: All Men are Created Equal apple

Kennett Underground Railroad Center

Just Over the Line: Chester County and the Underground Railroad apple

Chester County Archives: Fugitive Slave Records 1820-1839

Freedom Bound: The Underground Railroad in Lycoming County

William Still Underground Railroad Foundation, Inc.

Friends Historical Library of Swathmore College - Philadelphia African American Census 1847

AfriGeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy

Freedom in the Air:
Indiana County's Underground Railroad History in Black and White (2001 Exhibit)

The Underground Railroad and York County Pennsylvania apple

Other U.S. Sites

Examination Days: The New York African Free School Collection apple

The Anti-Slavery Literature Project apple

Slavery and the Making of America apple

United States National Slavery Museum apple

Library of Congress - African American Perspectives:
Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection 1818-1907

Africans in America: America’s Journey Through Slavery (PBS)

RACE: The Power of and Illusion (PBS)

Freedom's Journal, first African-American owned & operated newspaper in the US
Digitized by the Wisconsin Historical Society

Exploring a Common Past:
Researching and Interpreting the Underground Railroad (NPS)

"I Will Be Heard!" Abolitionism in America

Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture: A Multi-Media Archive

Slavery In America - An Educator's Site apple

The Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave, Now a Resident of Canada,
As Narrated by Himself (Josiah Henson 1789-1883 - Electronic Edition of Entire Book)

Flight to Freedom: Interactive UGRR Journey apple

Looking at Slavery: Going to the Sources
Issue #2 of History Now: American History Online - Gilder Lehrman Inst. of Am. Hist. apple

Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property PBS Independent Lens

Uncovering the Freedom Trail in Syracuse and Onandaga County

American Abolitionist Project (Indiana University)

Back of the Big House: The Cultural Landscape of the Plantation

Library of Congress - Born in Slavery:
Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers Project, 1936-1938

Library of Congress - From Slavery to Freedom:
The African American Pamphlet Collection 1822-1909

Library of Congress – Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860

Library of Congress – The Frederick Douglass Papers

Been Here So Long: Selections from the WPA Slave Narratives apple

American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology University of Virginia

Documenting the American South: North American Slave Narratives
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill apple

The Underground Railroad Information Station
Ohio Historical Society - includes William H. Siebert Microfilm Collection apple

Complicity: How Connecticut Chained Itself To Slavery
(Special Edition of Northeast Magazine – online)

Underground Railroad in the United States Theme Study (National Park Service)

Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad apple

Exploring a Common Past: Researching and Interpreting the Underground Railroad
(National Park Service)

Beneath the Underground: Flight to Freedom and Communities in Antebellum Maryland
Maryland State Archives Electronic Publication

The Rokeby Museum

The Harriet Wilson Project

Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War\ apple

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center apple

National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (National Park Service)

Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad apple

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Database on CD ROM

The Slave Trade Archives - UNESCO

The African American Mosaic:
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture

Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail

Harriet Jacobs: Selected Writings and Correspondence

The History Channel – The Underground Railroad apple

National Geographic Online Presents The Underground Railroad apple

The Mariners' Museum:
Captive Passage - The TransAtlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Americas

Yale, Slavery and Abolition: Yale University and Its Legacy

Harriet Tubman Biography

Eyes of Glory: A Multi-Ethnic Family's Story

Safe Passage: The Underground Railroad in Southwest Ohio apple

Northern Kentucky University Institute for Freedom Studies apple

Black History Pages: Slavery

World Book Encyclopedia presents: The African American Journey

Underground at the Underground Railroad: Ohio Archaeological Society

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center apple

A Visual Remembrance: African Slave Markers in Colonial Newport

Slavery in the North

The Encyclopaedia of Slavery

In Motion: African American Migration Expreience apple

Digital Schomburg: Images of African Americans from the 19th Century
New York Public Library Digital Library Collections

Lest We Forget: The Triumph Over Slavery
Schomburg Center for Black Culture, NY Public Library and UNESCO Slave Route Project

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