Answered By: Emilie Smart
Last Updated: Dec 07, 2015     Views: 50

There are some excellent sources of primary source material online.  Here's a short list:

Pathways to Freedom -- http://pathways.thinkport.org/library/documents.cfm

Africans in America -- http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/index.html

CyberBee -- the Drinking Gourd -- http://www.cyberbee.com/undergroundrr_sites.html

Digital History -- http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/documents/documents_p1.cfm

The Atlantic Slave Trade &  Salve Life in America -- http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/index.php

To find more material, google a search like this:

underground railroad and primary source materials

You can access our ABC-Clio database and read slave narratives.  They're very informative and are searchable by state and county/parish.

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