How Did Women Participate in the Underground Railroad?

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Abstract

Introduction

Part I: William Still and the Underground Railroad, 1872

Introduction to Part I

Document 1: William Still, "Arrivals From Different Places"

Document 2: William Still, "‘Fleeing Girl of Fifteen,’ In Male Attire"

Document 3: William Still, "Hetty Scott Alias Margaret Duncans and Daughter Priscilla"

Document 4: William Still, "Rose Anna Tonnell Alias Maria Hyde"

Document 5: William Still, "Mary Ennis Alias Licia Hemmin"

Document 6: William Still, "From Richmond and Norfolk, VA"

Document 7: William Still, "Four Arrivals"

Document 8: William Still, "From Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, Washington, D.C., and South Carolina"

Document 9: William Still, "An Irish Girl's Devotion to Freedom"

Document 10: William Still, "Escaping in a Chest"

Document 11: William Still, "Arrival of Five From the Eastern Shore of Maryland"

Document 12: William Still, "‘Moses,’ Arrives With Six Passengers"

Document 13: William Still, "Escaping With Master's Carriages and Horses"

Document 14: William Still, "Sundry Arrivals"

Document 15: William Still, "Sundry Arrivals About January First, 1855"

Document 16: William Still, "Captain F. Arrives With Nine Passengers"

Document 17: William Still, "Owen and Otho Taylor's Flight With Horses, Etc."

Document 18: William Still, "Captain F. Arrives With Fourteen ‘Prime Articles’ on Board"

Document 19: William Still, "Sundry Arrivals-Latter Part of December, 1855, and Beginning of January, 1856"

Document 20: William Still, "Part of the Arrivals in December, 1855"

Document 21: William Still, "William and Ellen Craft"

Document 22: William Still, "Arrivals From Richmond"

Document 23: William Still, "Arrivals in April, 1856"

Document 24: William Still, "Five From Georgetown Cross Roads"

Document 25: William Still, "Passengers From Maryland, 1857"

Document 26: William Still, "‘The Mother of Twelve Children’"

Document 27: William Still, "Benjamin Ross, and His Wife Harriet"

Document 28: William Still, "Arrival From Delaware, 1857"

Document 29: William Still, "Arrival From Unionville, 1857"

Document 30: William Still, "Arrival From Maryland"

Document 31: William Still, "Five Passengers, 1857"

Document 32: William Still, "Arrival From Baltimore County, 1857"

Document 33: William Still, "Mary Cooper and Moses Armstead, 1857"

Document 34: William Still, "Arrival From Maryland, 1857"

Document 35: William Still, "Arrival From Queen Ann County, 1858"

Document 36: William Still, "Arrival From Richmond, 1858"

Document 37: William Still, "Arrival From Baltimore, 1858"

Document 38: William Still, "Arrival From Virginia, 1858"

Document 39: William Still, "Arrival From Washington, 1858"

Document 40: William Still, "Arrival From Maryland, 1858"

Document 41: William Still, "Arrival From the District of Columbia, 1858"

Document 42: William Still, "Arrival From Kent County, MD., 1858"

Document 43: William Still, "Sundry Arrivals in 1859"

Document 44: William Still, "Arrival From Maryland"

Document 45: William Still, "Arrival From Maryland, 1859"

Document 46: William Still, "Arrival From Dorchester, Co., 1860"

Document 47: William Still, "‘Aunt Hannah Moore"

Document 48: William Still, "Kidnapping of Rachel and Elizabeth Parker-Murder of Joseph C. Miller in 1851 and 1852"

Document 49: William Still, "Arrival From Norfolk"

Document 50: William Still, "Arrival of Fifteen From Norfolk, Virginia"

Document 51: William Still, "The Case of Euphemia Williams"

Document 52: William Still, "Woman Escaping in a Box, 1857"

Document 53: William Still, "Portraits and Sketches"

Document 54: William Still, "Abigail Goodwin"

Document 55: William Still, "Lucretia Mott"

Document 56: William Still, "Mariann, Grace Anna, and Elizabeth R. Lewis"

Document 57: William Still, "Cunningham's Rache"

Document 58: William Still, "Frances Ellen Watkins Harper"

Part II: Harriet Tubman's Contributions to the Underground Railroad

Introduction to Part II

Document 59: Sarah H. Bradford, Harriet: The Moses of Her People, 1886

Document 60: Emma P. Telford, "Harriet: The Modern Moses of Heroism and Visions," [1905]

Images

Image 1: Title page of The Underground Railroad

Image 2: United States Slave Trade, 1830

Image 3: Slave Auction at Richmond, Virginia

Image 4: Slave Quarters

Image 5: Charles T. Webber, "The Underground Railroad"

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