Stories of Fugitive Slaves
This 12th annual Brose Lecture, “Taking a New Look at the Underground Railroad,” was given at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Richard Blackett, the 2012 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecturer, talked about the complexities of the Underground Railroad. Topics included how fugitive slaves used the U.S. Mail to communicate with other slaves and how they planned and executed escapes to Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
This 12th annual Brose Lecture, “Taking a New Look at the Underground Railroad,” was given at the Nittany Lion Inn. close
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