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Harriet
DVD
2020
8 available of 65 items

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes...

Harriet
Blu-ray
2020
14 available of 31 items

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes...

The Underground Railroad a novel —Whitehead, Colson, 1969- author.
Large Print
2016
10 available of 12 items

A magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South.

Roots
DVD
2016
0 available of 2 items

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the...

Roots
DVD
2011
0 available of 1 items

A six episode mini-series which chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past.

The book of Negroes —Hill, Lawrence, 1957- author.
Book
2011
119 available of 129 items

Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray —Love, Dorothy, 1949- author.
Large Print
2016
1 available of 2 items

"A general's wife and a slave girl forge a friendship that transcends race, culture, and the crucible of Civil War. Mary Anna Custis Lee is a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington, wife of Confederate General Robert E...

12 years a slave
Blu-ray
2014
9 available of 12 items

The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon No...

The Underground Railroad a novel —Whitehead, Colson, 1969- author.
Book On CD
2016
5 available of 5 items

A magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from V...

The Tubman command : a novel —Cobbs, Elizabeth, author.
Book
2019
4 available of 5 items

Harriet Tubman was a scout for the union army and led a successful raid up the Combahee River in South Carolina that freed 750 men, women, and children. This is the historical novel of her heroic raid.

The good lord bird —McBride, James, 1957- author.
Book
2020
5 available of 8 items

"Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857--a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces--when legendary abolitionist John Brown arrives. When an argument between Brown and Henry's ...

The book of negroes —Hill, Lawrence, 1957-
DAISY Sound Recording
2008
0 available of 1 items

Abducted as an 11-year-old child from her village in West Africa, Aminata Diallo is sent to live as a slave in South Carolina. Years later, she forges her way to freedom, serving the British in the Revolutionary War and ...

The mapmaker's children : a novel —McCoy, Sarah, 1980-
Book
2015
11 available of 11 items

Glory over everything —Grissom, Kathleen, author.
Book
2017
17 available of 28 items

"The author of the New York Times bestseller and beloved book club favorite The Kitchen House continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of both a slave and master of Tall Oakes, whose deadly secret compels him to take a tre...

Daughter of a daughter of a queen —Bird, Sarah, author.
Book
2018
12 available of 13 items

"The compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the first woman to ever serve in the US Army. "Here's the first thing you need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of a daughter of a q...

Daughter of a daughter of a queen —Bird, Sarah, author.
Large Print
2018
5 available of 5 items

"The compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the first woman to ever serve in the US Army. "Here's the first thing you need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of a daughter of a q...

The bondswoman's narrative —Crafts, Hannah.
Book
2002
3 available of 3 items

Edited by an African-American scholar from a recently discovered manuscript, this autobiographical novel from the 1850s - Crafts' flight from slavery in North Carolina to freedom in New Jersey - is thought to be the firs...

The mapmaker's children —McCoy, Sarah, 1980- author.
Large Print
2015
1 available of 2 items

When Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist John Brown, realizes that her artistic talents may be able to help save the lives of slaves fleeing north, she becomes one of the Underground Railroad's leading mapmakers, takin...

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