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The Role of Free Blacks in Indiana's Underground Railroad

Maxine F. Brown

The case of Floyd, Harrison, and Washington Counties.

paper / 23 pp. / $5.00 (no additional discount)
Order No. 6095

Southeastern Indiana's Underground Railroad Routes and Operations

Diane Perrine Coon

Details Underground Railroad activity with photographs, maps, and reminiscences in the counties of Southeastern Indiana.

paper / 325 pp. / 2001 / $5.00 (no additional discount)
Order No. 6096

Underground Railroad

Hurley C. Goodall

The invisible road to freedom through Indiana as recorded by the Works Progress Administration Writers Project.

paper / 341 pp. / 2001 / $5.00 (no additional discount)
Order No. 6094

Front Line of Freedom: African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley

Keith P. Griffler

Front Line of FreedomIn turbulent antebellum America, the Ohio River was both a river of slavery and a river of freedom. The Ohio was a crucial conduit for the trade that linked farmers and merchants of the Northwest to the slave plantations of the South, and it also carried African American men, women, and children caught up in the slave trade downriver to Cotton Belt markets.

cloth / 206 pp. / 2004 / ISBN 0-8131-2298-8 / $35.00
Order No. 2453 

Walkin' the Wabash

Marlene K. Lu

An exploration into the Underground Railroad in west central Indiana.

paper / 134 pp. / $5.00 (no additional discount)
Order No. 6097

Concerning Underground Railroad Activity in Southwestern Indiana

Randy Mills, et. al

This report locates Underground Railroad sites in southwestern Indiana and provides information about the people involved and locations of activities.

paper / 34 pp. / 2001 / $5.00 (no additional discount)
Order No. 6092

Underground Railroad Research in Select Indiana Counties

Jeannie Regan-Dinius et al.

There are many images of documents and places and each chapter concludes with endnotes and a bibliography. The following are the essay titles:

"Federal Court Cases: Holdings at the National Archives, Chicago" by Jeannie Regan-Dinius "Gateway to Freedom: New Albany-Floyd County, Indiana" by Pam Peters "Grant County" by Students at Marion High School "Huntington and Wabash Counties" by Jeannie Regan-Diniius "Kankakee & St. Joseph river Valleys of Indiana" by Terry Goldsworthy

Several authors describe activities in Lake, Porter, La Porte, St. Joseph, Wabash, Huntington, and Grant Counties.

paper / 122 pp. / 2003 / $5.00 (no additional discount)
Order No. 6103

Interpretive Stories Associated with the Underground Railroad in the Indianapolis Area

Dona Stokes-Lucas et al.

Several churches and other sites were visited and their Underground Railroad activities researched.

paper / 50 pp. / 2001 / $5.00 (no additional discount)
Order No. 6093

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