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The Underground Railroad in western Illinois /

Owen W. Muelder

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Main Author: Muelder, Owen W.
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008
Topics: Underground Railroad - Illinois | Antislavery movements - Illinois - History - 19th century | Abolitionists - Illinois - History - 19th century | African American abolitionists - Illinois - History - 19th century | Fugitive slaves - Illinois - History - 19th century
Regions: Illinois - History - 1778-1865
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Main Author: Muelder, Owen W., 1941-
Physical Description: vii, 191 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-185) and index
ISBN: 9780786431410 (illustrated case binding : alk. paper)
0786431415 (illustrated case binding : alk. paper)
Summary: "This book briefly discusses the Underground Railroad throughout the United States and all of Illinois. It addresses at length the activities of Underground Railroad operators, both black and white, in western Illinois. The compelling efforts of these people have been surprisingly neglected; this book examines in detail their significant contributions to this heroic chapter in American history"--Provided by publisher

More Details for: The Underground Railroad in western Illi