Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner relates the dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom.
New York :
W. W. Norton & Company,
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- Introduction: rethinking the underground railroad
- Slavery and freedom in New York
- Origins of the underground railroad: The New York Vigilance Committee
- A patchwork system: the underground railroad in the 1840s
- The Fugitive Slave Law and the crisis of the Black community
- The metropolitan corridor: the underground railroad in the 1850s
- The record of fugitives: an account of runaway slaves in the 1850s
- The end of the underground railroad.