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Author Jackson, Ruby West.

Title Finding freedom [electronic resource] : the untold story of Joshua Glover, runaway slave / Ruby West Jackson, Walter T. McDonald.

Published Madison, Wis. : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xii, 158 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-150) and index.
Contents A slave in St. Louis -- The "peculiar institution" -- Rumblings in Wisconsin -- Flight to freedom -- Life in Racine -- A violent capture and thrilling escape -- Glover goes by rail -- Trials and tribulations -- The promised land -- Sweet and bitter : life on the farm -- "A stabbing affray" -- The end of the line -- The aftermath -- The search for Joshua Glover.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author McDonald, Walter T.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Glover, Joshua.
Glover, Joshua -- Friends and associates.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Biography.
Fugitive slaves -- Wisconsin -- Biography.
Underground Railroad -- Wisconsin.
Antislavery movements -- Wisconsin -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Ontario -- Biography.
Slaves -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Biography.
Racine (Wis.) -- Biography.
Etobicoke (Toronto, Ont.) -- Biography.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780870203824 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780870205699 (e-book)