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Preserving the Underground Railroad in digital space.

Preserving the Underground Railroad in digital space.

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Published by Sojourner Truth Technical Training Center, Adrian College] in [Adrian, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • TERMINUS Project.,
  • Underground Railroad -- Michigan -- Sources.,
  • Archival materials -- Digitization -- Michigan.,
  • Digital preservation -- Michigan.,
  • Fugitive slaves -- Michigan -- Sources.,
  • Web archiving -- United States.,
  • Michigan -- History -- 1837- -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    GenreSources.
    ContributionsAdrian College (Adrian, Mich.). Sojourner Truth Technical Training Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE450 .P74 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16276070M
    LC Control Number2003276951

    Whitehead's well-researched novel The Underground Railroad offers glimpses into numerous phenomena characterizing the often-brutal experiences of black Americans in the early nineteenth century, both in the South and the North. In one section, Whitehead profiles a group of Boston-area body snatchers, spurred by demand for cadavers in the.   A “conductor” for the railroad, Still was the son of a fugitive slave himself and a campaigner for social abridged edition of The Underground Railroad brings to light the terrors experienced by the thousands of African-Americans who sought a better life in then orthern states of America and in Canada. Incredibly moving, it /5(7).

    This lesson examines the reviews and preface of William Still’s book, "The Underground Railroad." The book was published in based upon journals Still kept while helping fugitive slaves. The advertisement used in this lesson documents the reaction by prominent abolitionists and press. The reviews show the importance of the book and highlight the emotions of . When James English presented the National Book Award for fiction to Colson Whitehead for The Underground Railroad last November, he called the novel "a .

    The Underground Railroad Records is an book by William Still, who is known as the Father of the Underground is subtitled A record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, &c., narrating the hardships, hair-breadth escapes and death struggles of the slaves in their efforts for freedom, as related by themselves and others, or witnessed by the author; together with .   Book Review: 'The Underground Railroad' a compelling story. Whitehead threads the notion of the Underground Railroad as an actual rail line ingeniously through this otherwise realistic and often.


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(shelved 3 times as underground-railroad) avg rating — 3, ratings — published Want to Read saving. out of 5 stars Great book lots Preserving the Underground Railroad in digital space. book information for those like me just starting to study the underground railroad.

Reviewed in the United States on Febru Format: Paperback Verified PurchaseCited by: 5. The Underground Railroad (see the NY Times review) has been the talk of the town for the past year.

The basic premise of this novel is that the underground railroad was just that - a real physical underground railroad. This gives the book a bit of dystopian feel, although this is an antebellum tale, with time appropriate technology/5(6K).

The Underground Railroad: Book Review by Dinh. Synopsis: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits.

The Underground Railroad, published inis the sixth novel by American author Colson Whitehead. The alternate history novel tells the story of Cora and Caesar, two slaves in the southeastern United States during the 19th century, who make a bid for freedom from their Georgia plantations by following the Underground Railroad, which the novel depicts as Author: Colson Whitehead.

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Colson Whitehead about his new book, The Underground Railroad, in which slaves ride a a real railroad through time to. In a surprise announcement Tuesday morning, Winfrey chose The Underground Railroad as the next title for Oprahs Book Club. Originally set to release on Sept.

13, the novel is available now, the result of an extraordinary plan to start shippingcopies out to booksellers in secret.4/5(K). “The Underground Railroad,” the latest selection of Oprah Winfrey’s book club, chronicles the life of a teenage slave named Cora, who flees the Georgia plantation where she was born, risking.

Initially I found this book engrossing, and I also found the author’s style of writing very creative. I wasn’t as taken with the fact that the underground railroad was actually an underground railroad as some reviewers, but I do appreciate it is an original idea.

From the very start of the book ‘Cora’ comes across as a strong character/5(5K). The events thereafter are a flight through the slave-holding South, powered by locomotives through an elaborate network of rail tunnels. The Underground Railroad's stations, located underneath Author: ANDRAY DOMISE.

Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad" has been a runaway success. The author talks about racism, writing and Barry Jenkins directing the television series based on his novel. Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad, which in won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and the National Book Award and was named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, as well as The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry /5(61).

In Kidd’s (The Invention of Wings,etc.) feminist take on the New Testament, Jesus has a wife whose fondest longing is to is the daughter of Matthias, head scribe to Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee. She demonstrates an exceptional aptitude for writing, and Matthias, for a time, indulges her with reed pens, papyri, and other 16 C.E.

office supplies. Still, who became a successful businessman later in life, eventually wrote a book using his notes, which were (happily) never discovered. His work The Underground Railroad: A Record of Facts Author: Rebecca Onion. About the author: I'm the author of the novels Zone One; Sag Harbor; The Intuitionist, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway award; John Henry Days, which won the Young Lions Fiction Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; and Apex Hides the Hurt, winner of the PEN Oakland Award.I've also written a book of essays about my home town.

The second major work of the early period of Underground Railroad books is William Still's Underground Railroad Records published in This is a wonderful book gleaned from Still's participation as a stationmaster for the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee during the s when he aided more than freedomseekers.

The Underground Railroad provided the means by which an enslaved person could reach his/ her dream of freedom and all the possibilities that came with it. The “Underground Railroad” is not actually a train operating along hidden railroad tracks.

Instead, it refers to an idea. The Underground Railroad refers to the efforts of enslaved Afri. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Whitehead, Colson. The Underground Railroad. First edition. Doubleday, The story’s main narrative, set in the Southern United States during the slavery era (the early ’s), is.

The Underground Railroad, by contrast, was personal: a scattering of private citizens, acting on conscience, and connected for the most part only as the.

Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad, which in won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and the National Book Award and was named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, as well as The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry /5(K).

It's hard to list influential books of without mentioning The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. The book paints a portrait of slavery and American history by following Cora, a slave Author: MJ Franklin.

“The Underground Railroad” will be an adaptation of the acclaimed Colson Whitehead novel of the same title, winner of the National Book Award for fiction. As with “Moonlight,” adapted.Underground Railroad and the materials presented in this booklet.

After carefully reading through the information, test your knowledge of the Underground Railroad. There are many activities throughout the book. When you are done, ask yourself .