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UNDERGROUND RAILROAD RELATED WEB SITES

Pennsylvania Sites

The Pennsylvania Underground Railroad Network
www.pafreedom.org

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission: Underground Railroad
www.phmc.state.pa.us/ppet/underground/page1.asp?secid=31

Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University
www.library.temple.edu/collections/blockson/index.htm

The Little Bethel Historical Association
www.little-bethel.org

Afrolumens Project: Central Pennsylvania's African American History for Everyone
www.afrolumens.org apple

The Harriet Tubman Journal
www.harriettubmanjournal.com

Safe Harbor: All Men are Created Equal
http://www.wqln.org/safeharbor/index.htm apple

Kennett Underground Railroad Center
http://undergroundrr.kennett.net/

Just Over the Line: Chester County and the Underground Railroad
http://www.chestercohistorical.org/ugrr/main.htm apple

Chester County Archives: Fugitive Slave Records 1820-1839
http://www.chesco.org/archives/fugitive_slave_listall.asp

Freedom Bound: The Underground Railroad in Lycoming County
http://www.lycoming.edu/underground/intro.htm

William Still Underground Railroad Foundation, Inc.
http://www.undergroundrr.com

Friends Historical Library of Swathmore College - Philadelphia African American Census 1847
http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/friends

AfriGeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy
www.afrigeneas.com

Freedom in the Air:
Indiana County's Underground Railroad History in Black and White (2001 Exhibit)
www.chss.iup.edu/pas/pasexhibitwebpg.html

The Underground Railroad and York County Pennsylvania
http://muweb.millersville.edu/~ugrr/yorkugrr/york_ugrr.htm apple

Other U.S. Sites

Examination Days: The New York African Free School Collection
www.nyhistory.org/web/afs/ apple

The Anti-Slavery Literature Project
http://antislavery.eserver.org/ apple

Slavery and the Making of America
www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery apple

United States National Slavery Museum
http://www.usnationalslaverymuseum.org apple

Library of Congress - African American Perspectives:
Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection 1818-1907
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/aap/aaphome.html

Africans in America: America’s Journey Through Slavery (PBS)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia

RACE: The Power of and Illusion (PBS)
http://www.pbs.org/race/000_General/000_00-Home.htm

Freedom's Journal, first African-American owned & operated newspaper in the US
Digitized by the Wisconsin Historical Society
www.wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives/aanp/freedom/

Exploring a Common Past:
Researching and Interpreting the Underground Railroad (NPS)
www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/ugrr/exugrr1.htm

"I Will Be Heard!" Abolitionism in America
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/abolitionism/index.htm

Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture: A Multi-Media Archive
www.iath.virginia.edu/utc

Slavery In America - An Educator's Site
www.slaveryinamerica.org 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)
http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/henson49/henson49.html

Flight to Freedom: Interactive UGRR Journey
http://ssad.bowdoin.edu:9780/projects/flighttofreedom/intro.shtml apple

Looking at Slavery: Going to the Sources
Issue #2 of History Now: American History Online - Gilder Lehrman Inst. of Am. Hist.
www.historynow.org/12_2004/index.html apple

Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property PBS Independent Lens
www.pbs.org/independentlens/natturner/

Uncovering the Freedom Trail in Syracuse and Onandaga County
http://www.pacny.net/freedom_trail

American Abolitionist Project (Indiana University)
http://americanabolitionist.liberalarts.iupui.edu

Back of the Big House: The Cultural Landscape of the Plantation
http://www.gwu.edu/~folklife/bighouse

Library of Congress - Born in Slavery:
Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers Project, 1936-1938
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/snhome.html

Library of Congress - From Slavery to Freedom:
The African American Pamphlet Collection 1822-1909
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/aapchtml/aapchome.html

Library of Congress – Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sthtml/sthome.html

Library of Congress – The Frederick Douglass Papers
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/doughtml/doughome.html

Been Here So Long: Selections from the WPA Slave Narratives
http://newdeal.feri.org/asn/index.htm apple

American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology University of Virginia
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/wpa/wpahome.html

Documenting the American South: North American Slave Narratives
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh apple

The Underground Railroad Information Station
Ohio Historical Society - includes William H. Siebert Microfilm Collection
www.ohiohistory.org/undergroundrr/ apple

Complicity: How Connecticut Chained Itself To Slavery
(Special Edition of Northeast Magazine – online)
http://www.ctnow.com/news/local/northeast/hc-slavery.special

Underground Railroad in the United States Theme Study (National Park Service)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/thhome.htm

Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad
www.whispersofangels.com/index.html apple

Exploring a Common Past: Researching and Interpreting the Underground Railroad
(National Park Service)
http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/ugrr/exuggr1.htm

Beneath the Underground: Flight to Freedom and Communities in Antebellum Maryland
Maryland State Archives Electronic Publication
http://mdslavery.net

The Rokeby Museum
www.rokeby.org/

The Harriet Wilson Project
www.harrietwilsonproject.org/

Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War
http://valley.vcdh.virginia.edu/\ apple

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
http://www.freedomcenter.org apple

National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (National Park Service)
http://209.10.16.21/TEMPLATE/FrontEnd/index.cfm

Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad
http://pathways.thinkport.org/flash_home.cfm apple

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas
http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Database on CD ROM
www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521629101/002-6947810-6981667?v=glance

The Slave Trade Archives - UNESCO
http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=8780&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

The African American Mosaic:
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html

Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail
http://seacoastnh.com/Black_History/Black_Heritage_Trail

Harriet Jacobs: Selected Writings and Correspondence
www.yale.edu/glc/harriet/

The History Channel – The Underground Railroad
http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/undergroundrr/index_a.html apple

National Geographic Online Presents The Underground Railroad
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/railroad/index.html apple

The Mariners' Museum:
Captive Passage - The TransAtlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Americas
www.mariner.org/captivepassage/index.html

Yale, Slavery and Abolition: Yale University and Its Legacy
http://www.yaleslavery.org

Harriet Tubman Biography
www.harriettubmanbiography.com

Eyes of Glory: A Multi-Ethnic Family's Story
www.eyesofglory.com/mainframe.htm

Safe Passage: The Underground Railroad in Southwest Ohio
www.safepassageohio.org apple

Northern Kentucky University Institute for Freedom Studies
www.nku.edu/~freedom/ apple

Black History Pages: Slavery
http://blackhistorypages.com/Slavery

World Book Encyclopedia presents: The African American Journey
http://www2.worldbook.com/features/aajourney_new/intro.shtml

Underground at the Underground Railroad: Ohio Archaeological Society
www.ohioarchaeology.org/genheimer_10_2001.html

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org apple

A Visual Remembrance: African Slave Markers in Colonial Newport
www.colonialcemetery.com/

Slavery in the North
www.slavenorth.com/

The Encyclopaedia of Slavery
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAslavery.htm

In Motion: African American Migration Expreience
www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm apple

Digital Schomburg: Images of African Americans from the 19th Century
New York Public Library Digital Library Collections
http://digital.nypl.org/schomburg/images_aa19/

Lest We Forget: The Triumph Over Slavery
Schomburg Center for Black Culture, NY Public Library and UNESCO Slave Route Project
http://digital.nypl.org/lwf/english/site/flash.html


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