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Harriet Tubman

Activist (c. 1821 — 10-Mar-1913)


Sarah Bradford. Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman. New York: Classics of Liberty Library. 1869. 132pp.

Catherine Clinton. Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom. New York: Little, Brown and Company. 2004. 272pp.

Earl Conrad. Harriet Tubman. Washington, DC: Associated Publishers. 1943. 248pp.

Marcy Heidish. A Woman Called Moses. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1976. 308pp.

Jean M. Humez. Harriet Tubman: The Life and the Life Stories. University of Wisconsin Press. 2003. 275pp.

Kate Clifford Larson. Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero. Westminster, MD: One World. 2004.

Beverly Lowry. Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life. Random House. 2007. 418pp.

Anne Parrish. A Clouded Star. New York City: Harper & Row. 1948. 242pp.

Ann Petry. Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad. New York City: Pocket Books. 1955. 308pp.

Milton C. Sernett. Harriet Tubman: Myth, Memory, and History. Duke University Press. 2007. 409pp.

Wilbur H. Siebert. The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom. New York City: Macmillan. 1898. 478pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1130)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.1055)

  7. 100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia (pp.289-92)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.742)

  9. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.471)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.489)

  11. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.1084)

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