Suggested Resources


Suggested Print Resources:

"From Slave To Novelist: W.W. Brown." American History Magazine. February, 1996.

Reminiscences of Levi Coffin. Salem, New Hampshire: Ayer Comp Publisher, Inc. (reprint of original article from 1898 published by the Robert Clarke Co.) 1992.

Blockson, Charles L. The Underground Railroad (Dramatic Firsthand Accounts Of Daring Escapes To Freedom). New York: The Berkley Publishing Group, 1987.

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

Howe, Henry. Historical Collections Of Ohio. Vol. I of Centennial Edition ed. II vols. Cincinnati, Ohio: C.J. Krehbiel & Co, 1908.

Meyler, Peter, ed. Broken Shackles, Old Man Henson From Slavery to Freedom. Toronto: Natural Heritage Books, 2001.

McGowan, James A. Station Master On The Underground Railroad (The Life And Letters Of Thomas Garrett). Moylan, Pennsylvania: The Whimsie Press, 1977.

Peskin, Allan, ed. North Into Freedom (The Autobiography of John Malvin, Free Negro, 1795-1880). Cleveland: The Western Reserve Historical Society. 1996.

Siebert, Prof. Wilbur H. The Underground Railroad In Ohio. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications, 1993. (The text for this book was originally published in 1895.)

Siebert, Wilbur. The Underground Railroad. New York: Russell & Russell, 1898.

Siebert, Wilbur Henry. The Underground Railroad From Slavery To Freedom. MacMillan Co, 1899. reprinted by Peter Smith, 1968.

Siebert, Wilbur H. "Unknown Article." The Ohio Social Science Journal Volume 4; Number 3. 1932. Published by the F.J. Heer Printing Co. of Columbus, Ohio; Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

Siebert, Wilbur H. Beginnings Of The Underground Railroad In Ohio. Vol. LVI. The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Quarterly. Columbus, Ohio. 1947.

Siebert, Wilbur Henry. The Mysteries Of Ohio's Underground Railroads. Long's College Book Company, 1951.

Still, William. The Underground Railroad. Chicago: Johnson & Co., 1970.

Suggested Online Resources:

American Memory project: Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938

Introduction to the African American Experience in Ohio 1850-1920

Third Person, First Person Slave Voices From The Special Collections Library. Broadside Collection, Special Collections Library, Duke University. slave narratives