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Passage on the Underground Railroad

Stephen Marc

Passage on the Underground Railroad

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marc, Stephen -- Travel -- United States,
  • Underground Railroad -- Pictorial works,
  • Historic sites -- United States -- Pictorial works,
  • Historic sites -- Southern States -- Pictorial works,
  • Slavery -- Southern States -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Photography -- Digital techniques,
  • United States -- History, Local -- Pictorial works,
  • Southern States -- History, Local -- Pictorial works,
  • United States -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementphotographs by Stephen Marc ; with contributions from Keith Griffler, Diane Miller, and Carla Williams.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsGriffler, Keith P., Miller, Diane E., 1960-, Williams, Carla, 1965-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE450 .M37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18517599M
    ISBN 109781604731293
    LC Control Number2008015556


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This distinguished yet /5(10). In Passage on the Underground Railroad, Marc shares the results of these explorations through his thought- provoking, unconventional, and haunting digital images. Marc uses two types of photographic Passage on the Underground Railroad book For seven years Stephen Marc photographed the routes traveled by fugitive slaves in their search for freedom, documenting and /5.

Cora is the protagonist of The Underground is described as a discerning, intelligent, and determined character.

The book is largely narrated from her perspective, as she escapes her life as a slave on a Georgia plantation and makes. In the ’s and ’s, the United States became even more divided on the issue of slavery.

States in the South still practiced slavery, while many states in the North prohibited slavery. As a result, many slaves tried to run away to freedom in North. The Underground Railroad was established to provide a secret way for slaves to escape from slavery in the South to freedom in the North.

The Underground Railroad is an example of a neo-slave narrative, a term coined by Ishmael Reed that refers to a work of literature written in the contemporary era that is set during the slavery era and tells the story from the perspective of enslaved characters.

Other examples of neo-slave narratives include Octavia Butler’s Kindred, Toni Morrison’s Beloved, Marlon James’ The Book of. Cora and Caesar reach the house of Mr. Fletcher, Caesar’s contact with the underground railroad.

Fletcher drives them in his cart, covered by a blanket, to the home of the station agent, Lumbly. Beneath Lumbly’s house, they find a tunnel with a railroad track, and a.

The Underground Railroad is at once a kinetic adventure tale of one woman's ferocious will to escape the horrors of bondage and a shattering, powerful meditation on the history we all share.

Question & Answer 1. How does the depiction of slavery in The Underground Railroad compare to other depictions in literature and film. The Underground Railroad: Book Review by Dinh.

Synopsis: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits.

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B) Harriet worked hard to ensure the fugitives survived the harsh winter. *** c) Harriet and the fugitives wished they could go back to Maryland. D) Harriet would not have survived without.

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This volume follows Harriet Tubman from her childhood as a slave in Maryland to her escape on the Underground. To keep the Underground Railroad hidden from slave owners, special terms were used so slaves could talk about escaping on the Underground Railroad without slave owners knowing what they were talking about.

Tell students that today, they will be learning some of the special language used to describe different aspects of the Underground Railroad. In this resource, there is a nonfiction reading passage based on the Underground Railroad.

It is differentiated for your high, mid, and lower level students as you study the abolition movement and the Underground Railroad.

Integrate social studies content with your reading texts and meet each reade. Underground Railroad - The secret network of routes and safe houses that were established in the early s to help African-American slaves escape was known as the Underground Railroad.

These routes would go to the free states as well as Canada, and were aided by abolitionists, people who wanted to end slavery in the United States. Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in History and Memory. Edited by David W. Blight. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, in association with the National.

The Underground Railroad Records is an book by William Still, who is known as the Father of the Underground is subtitled A record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, &c., narrating the hardships, hair-breadth escapes and death struggles of the slaves in their efforts for freedom, as related by themselves and others, or witnessed by the author; together with sketches of.

“The Underground Railroad,” the latest selection of Oprah Winfrey’s book club, chronicles the life of a teenage slave named Cora, who flees the. An actual railroad, underground. Whitehead’s novel follows the journey of Cora, a young slave who escapes from a Georgia plantation with her companion, Caesar, and heads north on an underground railway based on a network of tracks and tunnels.

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Colson Whitehead's 'Underground Railroad' Is A Literal Train To Freedom Whitehead was recently awarded the National Book Award for his novel about a. The lone exception, of course, is the page book Underground Railroad Records, published in by William Still, at first a Negro clerk in the Philadelphia Anti-Slavery Society, but later virtually central director of the movement in southeast Pennsylvania.

The book is a little hard to come by. Eric Foner's vivid new book, about the semi-organized system to aid runaway slaves popularly known as the underground railroad, makes an. Famous African Americans - Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad We noticed that you have a pop-up blocker or ad blocker installed on your browser.

The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Whitehead, Colson. The Underground Railroad. First edition. Doubleday, The story’s main narrative, set in the Southern United States during the slavery era (the early ’s), is introduced and occasionally interrupted. THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD * * * * * SETH CONCKLIN.

In the long list of names who have suffered and died in the cause of freedom, not one, perhaps, could be found whose efforts to redeem a poor family of slaves were more Christlike than Seth Concklin's, whose noble and daring spirit has been so long completely shrouded in mystery.

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The Underground Railroad was a network of people, African American as well as white, offering shelter and aid to escaped slaves from the South. It developed as a. Virginia plantation and went north by way of the Underground Railroad. She earned a Ph.D.

in and worked as a pharma-cist in her family’s drugstore before moving to New York, where she became a writer of books for young people and adults.

About her writing she. The Underground Railroad, by contrast, was personal: a scattering of private citizens, acting on conscience, and connected for the most part only. The underground railroad is not, in Whitehead’s novel, the secret network of passageways and safe houses used by runaway slaves to reach the.

Please put your comments for The Underground Railroad book club discussion questions in the comment area below. Discussion Questions: 1. The Underground Railroad focuses on freedom.

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“Passage on the Underground Railroad” reflects the years Marc spent on the road documenting the people and places affiliated with the Underground Railroad. During his travels, he photographed historical structures and the surrounding landscape in 30 states and Canada, and collected numerous artifacts, documents and historical photos.

Blight, David W., eds. Passages To Freedom: The Underground Railroad In History And Memory. Washington [D.C.]: Smithsonian Books In Association With The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center,c Print. These citations may.

Label Passages to freedom: the Underground Railroad in history and memory, edited by David W. Blight Publication. Washington D.C., Smithsonian Books in association with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, c It isn't a novel about the Underground Railroad.

It IS a novel about slavery and being black in America, and the Underground Railroad is simply the frame that allows Whitehead to move the narrator forward and backward through time and space to describe different characteristics of what it means to be a slave in the South in America.

Fantastic. The Little-Known Southern Underground Railroad Into Mexico Is an Important Piece of Black History a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin studying the passage of escapees who.

The book includes accounts of escapes aided by the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, but also by a little-known and strikingly named man whose death certificate.From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, 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.

Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood — where even.

Colson Whitehead has roused the world with his newest release, The Underground Railroad, garnering a chorus of praise from Oprah Winfrey, The New York Times, The Huffington Post as well as making the National Book Awards Fiction longlist—and rightfully so.

The story follows Cora, a teenage slave, as she embarks upon the trek north using a literal, subterranean railway to liberation.