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  • 1.  Resources for the Canadian Connection to the Underground Railroad

    Posted 02-17-2021 05:54:00 PM


    _____.  Canadian Encyclopedia


    _____.  Census of Canada. 1608-1876 and 1870-1871.  Ottawa:  I.B. Taylor, Maclean, Roger and Co., 1873-1878.


    _____.  Escape to Freedom:  Underground Railroad.  Wilton, Ontario:Black Pax International, Ltd., 1988.


    Bennett, Lerone, Jr.  Before the Mayflower:  A History of Black America.  NewYork:  Penguin Books, 1982.

    Blockson, Charles L.  "Escape From Slavery:  The Underground Railroad," National Geographic, Vol. 166, No. 1, July 1984.


    Blockson, Charles L.  The Underground Railroad:  First Person Narratives of Escapes to Freedom in the North.  New York:  Prentice Hall Press,



    Bordewich, Fergus M.  Bound for Canaan.  New York:  Harper Collins, 2005.


    Bradford, Sarah.  Harriet Tubman:  The Moses of Her People.  Bedford, Massachusetts:  Applewood Books, 1886.


    Bramble, Linda.  Black Fugitive Slaves in Early Canada.  St. Catherines:Vanwell Publishing Co., 1988.


    Clark, Margaret Goff.  Freedom Crossing.  New York:  Scholastic, 1980.


    Cohen, Anthony.  "A Walk on the Underground Railroad,"  American Educator, Winter 2000-2001, pages 20-25. Also found at:


    Drew, Benjamin.  The Refugee:  A North-Side View of Slavery or the Narratives of Fugitive Slaves in Canada.  Boston:  John P. Jewett, and Co., 1856.


    Eversley, Melanie.  "Tourists to follow slaves' escape:  Several Detroit locations are part of making history come alive,"  Detroit Free Press.  October 30,1995, p. 1B.


    Frost, Karolyn Smardz.  A Fluid Frontier:  Slavery, Resistence & the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland. 2016


    Frost, Karolyn Smardz.  I've Got a Home in Glory Land.  Toronto:  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007.


    Gillmor, Don.  "Escape from bondage:  Slaves fleeing the American South Believed Canada was Canaan--the Promised Land," Canadian Geographic. Vol, 115. No. 4. July/August 1995.


    Hagedorn, Ann.  Beyond the River:  The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad.  New York:  Simon & Schuster, 2002.


    Hamilton, Virginia Many Thousand Gone:  African Americans from Slavery to Freedom.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1993


    Haskins, Jim.  Get on Board:  The Story of the Underground Railroad.  New York: Scholastic Books, 1993.


    Henson, Josiah.  The Life of Josiah Henson:  Formerly a Slave Now an Inhabitant of Canada.  Boston:  Arthur D. Phelps, 1849.


    Hill, Daniel G.  The Freedom Seekers:  Blacks in Early Canada.  Toronto:  Stoddart Publishing, 1981.


    Lawrence Hill.  The Book of Negroes. Toronto:  Harper Collins, 2007.

    McKissack, Patricia C and McKissack, Frederick.  Sojourner Truth:  Ain't I A Woman?  New York:  Scholastic Biography, 1992.


    Middleton, Joyce.  The Elgin Settlement:  Educational Resource Kit for a Study of the Elgin Settlement. . .  Buxton, Ontario:  The RaleighTownship Centennial Museum, no date given.


    Petry, Ann.  Harriet Tubman:  Conductor on the Underground Railroad.  New York:  Archway Paperbacks, 1955.


    Prince, Bryan.  A Shadow on the Household.  New York:  Random House, Inc., 2009.


    Prince, Bryan.  I Came as a Stranger.  New York:  Random House, Inc., 2004.


    Riddell, William Renwick.  The Slaves in Canada.  Washington, D.C.:  Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1920.


    St. G. Walker, James W.  A History of Blacks in Canada.  Ottawa:  Ministry of State Multiculturalism, 1980.


    Sherman, George.  The Canadian Connection in American History:  A Guide for Teachers.  Plattsburgh:  Center for the Study of Canada, SUNY Plattsburgh, 1992.


    Smucker, Barbara.  Underground to Freedom.  New York:  Penguin Books, 1977.


    Sterling, Dorothy.  Freedom Train:  The Story of Harriet Tubman.  New York: Scholastic Biography, 1954.


    Stowe, Harriet Beecher.  Uncle Tom's Cabin.


    Tobin, Jacqueline L.  From Midnight to Dawn:  The Last Tracks of the Underground  Railroad.  New York:  Doubleday, 2007.


    Tobin, Jacqueline L.  Hidden in Plain View:  A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad.  New York:  Random House, 1999.


    Walls, Bryan.  The Road That Lead to Somewhere.  Windsor:  Olive Publishing Co., 1980.


    Webster, Donovan.  "Traveling the long road to freedom, one step at a time,"Smithsonian, October 1996, pages 48-60.


    Winks, Robin W.  The Blacks in Canada.  Montreal:  McGill-Queens University Press, 1971.

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