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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

 

"Bury Me in a Free Land": The Abolitionist Movement in Indiana, 1816-1865

 

Gwendolyn J. Crenshaw

Catalog written for a 1986 exhibit includes documents and articles covering colonization, underground railroad, etc.

paper 69 pp. reprint 1993 (1986) / ISBN 1-885343-48-4 / $6.25
Order No. 4007

 

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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