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Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman

Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman

100 years before Rosa Parks there was Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911). She was an author, poet and abolitionist. Born free in Baltimore, she had a prolific career, publishing her first book of poetry at age 20 and her first novel (Iola Leroy) at age 67. In 1850, she became the first woman to teach sewing at the Union Seminary. In 1851, she helped blacks along the Underground Railroad en route to Canada, running from the  Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.

100 years before Rosa Parks there was Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911). She was an author, poet and abolitionist. Born free in Baltimore, she had a prolific career, publishing her first book of poetry at age 20 and her first novel (Iola Leroy) at age 67. In 1850, she became the first woman to teach sewing at the Union Seminary. In 1851, she helped blacks along the Underground Railroad en route to Canada, running from the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.

Images of Underground Railroad Safe Houses and Hiding Places - Harriet Tubman - LibGuides Sandbox for Library Schools at Springshare

Images of Underground Railroad Safe Houses and Hiding Places - Harriet Tubman - LibGuides Sandbox for Library Schools at Springshare

Cover image for Follow the Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground Railroad

Stories of the Underground Railroad

Cover image for Follow the Drinking Gourd: A Story of the Underground Railroad

Opinion Writing Underground Railroad Drinking Gourd Black History Month from TCHR2.0 on TeachersNotebook.com - (34 pages) - Opinion Writing Underground Railroad Drinking Gourd Black History Month Harriet Tubman

Opinion Writing Underground Railroad Drinking Gourd Black History Month from TCHR2.0 on TeachersNotebook.com - (34 pages) - Opinion Writing Underground Railroad Drinking Gourd Black History Month Harriet Tubman

Hidden History: Southern Indiana's Role in the Underground

Hidden History: Southern Indiana's Role in the Underground

RACE TO FREEDOM: THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD (1994) - BLACK HISTORY DVD

Race to freedom: the underground railroad (1994) - black history dvd

This black history film tells the timeless story of people who yearn to live free. In the final decade of American slavery, four slaves take their lives into th

In our Harriet Tubman Mini Biography watch a quick cartoon/video lesson on the Underground Railroad & Civil War Icon. Great for Black History Month for Child...

In our Harriet Tubman Mini Biography watch a quick cartoon/video lesson on the Underground Railroad & Civil War Icon. Great for Black History Month for Child...

Underground Railroad Quilt Patterns Templates | Added on 1/28/06: Black History Month: Freedom Quilt Resources

Underground Railroad Quilt Patterns Templates | Added on 1/28/06: Black History Month: Freedom Quilt Resources

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