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To free a family : the journey of Mary Walker
    Nathans, Sydney.
Publisher: Harvard University Press,
Pub date: 2011.
Pages: 330 p. :
ISBN: 9780674062122
Item info: 1 copy available at Elmira - Central (Steele) Library.
Elmira - Central (Steele) Library Copies Material Location
BW182 1 Adult NonFiction Book Biography
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Leader am8a
key ocn709670250
Data source OCoLC
Fixed field data 110610s2012 mauab b 001 0beng
LCCN 2011023122
ISBN 9780674062122
ISBN 0674062124
Authentication code pcc
Geographic Area Code n-us-nc n-us-ma n-use--
LC Call Number E450.W322 N37 2011
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 306.3/62092 B 23
Personal Author Nathans, Sydney.
Title To free a family : the journey of Mary Walker / Sydney Nathans.
Publication info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Projected pub date 1202
Physical description 330 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: A Secret Striving -- Reluctant Runaway -- Sanctuary -- "In the Midst of Friends" -- "Never Reject the Claims of Fugitive" -- The Rescue Plot -- "A Spirit Like a Dove" -- A Season of Silence -- "A Case of Heart-Rending Distress" -- If They Die for Their Freedom, Amen -- "The Welfare of Her Race" -- "To Part No More" -- Epilogue: "Their Works Do Follow Them."
Personal subject Walker, Mary, d. 1872.
Personal subject Walker, Mary, d. 1872--Family.
Subject term Fugitive slaves--Northeastern States--Biography.
Subject term Women slaves--North Carolina--Orange County--Biography.
Subject term African American women--Massachusetts--Cambridge--Biography.
Subject term Family reunions--Massachusetts--Cambridge--History--19th century.
Geographic term Cambridge (Mass.)--Biography.
Geographic term Orange County (N.C.)--Biography.
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