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Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman

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Born into slavery, young Harriet Tubman knew only hard work and hunger. Escape seemed impossible - certainly dangerous. Yet Harriet did escape North, by the secret route called the Underground Railroad. Harriet didn't forget her people. Again and again she…
We Are Your Sisters
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|July 1, 1997

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Reissued in a new trade paperback format and design, "This richly researched, sensitively edited, annotated volume portrays indelibly, in their own words, the lives of American black women before, during, and immediately after the Civil War. . . ". Following a…
Outer Lands
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|January 6, 1981

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This is all part of Dorothy Sterling's fascinating description of The Outer Lands, and the plants and animals that inhabit this peninsula and chain of islands along our New England coast.
The Making Of An Afro-american: Martin Robison Delany, 1812-1885

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Decades before Marcus Garvey, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Malcolm X, Martin Robison Delany (1812–1885) proclaimed his pride in being black, and demanded not only emancipation but independence for African Americans. Grandson of an African prince, son of a slave,…
The Story Of Mosses, Ferns And Mushrooms

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Speak Out In Thunder Tones: Letters And Other Writings By Black Northerners, 1787-1865

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This impressive collection, drawn from a wealth of original research into previously untapped sources—including letters, diaries, memoirs, speeches, poems, songs, newspaper articles, advertisements, a ship's log, and official documents—allows African…
The Trouble They Seen: The Story Of Reconstruction In The Words Of African Americans

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Most histories of Reconstruction deal primarily with political issues and the larger conflicts between Democrats and Republicans, notherners and southerners. The Trouble They Seen departs from this approach to examine in their own words the lives of ordinary…
Ahead Of Her Time
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|June 1, 1994

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In the tumultuous years before the Civil War, a young white woman from a Quaker background came to embody commitment to the cause of antislavery and equal rights for black people. Abby Kelley became the abolitionist movement's chief money-raiser and organizer and…
The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guide To Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island…

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Author Dorothy Sterling was born on November 23, 1913 in Manhattan. She received a bachelor's degree from Barnard College in 1934. In the 1940's, she worked as a researcher for Life magazine, but left in frustration at a system under which women researchers gave…
Black Foremothers: Three Lives, Second Edition

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&nbsp&nbsp&nbspThree heroic women whose stories, in the words of Margaret Walker, "every woman, man, and child should know": Ellen Craft, the daring runaway Georgia slave who used her freedom to serve the cause of abolition; Ida B. Wells, th firebrand journalist…