William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad

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William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad

By  Don Tate , Read by  Adam Lazarre-White , Illustrated By  Don Tate
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William Still's parents escaped slavery but had to leave two of their children behind, a tragedy that haunted the family. As a young man, William went to work for the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, where he raised money, planned rescues, and helped freedom seekers who had traveled north. And then one day, a strangely familiar man came into William's office, searching for information about his long-lost family. Could it be? Motivated by his own family's experience, William began collecting the stories of thousands of other freedom seekers. As a result, he was able to reunite other families and build a remarkable source of information, including encounters with Harriet Tubman, Henry "Box" Brown, and William and Ellen Craft. Award-winning author-illustrator Don Tate brings to life the incredible, stranger-than-fiction true story of William Still, a man who dedicated his life to recording the stories of enslaved people fleeing to freedom.

ISBN: 9781662088025

ISBN-10: 9781662088025

Publisher: Dreamscape Media

Publication Date: 07/13/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 04/06/2021 - 12:00am

Language: English

Categories

History - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)

People & Places - United States - African American & Black

Biography & Autobiography - Cultural, Ethnic & Regional