Secrets of the Civil War: North Toward FreedomMar 31, 2023
How did so many enslaved persons seeking freedom make it through the perilous journey North? Through a meticulously organized network of safe houses and stations run by agents and conductors. Today, we’ll meet some of the key players in the Abolition Movement–a persuader, an agitator, and a conductor. Their ideals and actions helped foster the success of the Underground Railroad and the path to emancipation.
Hosted by: Sharon McMahon
Executive Producer: Heather Jackson
Audio Producer: Jenny Snyder
Written and researched by: Heather Jackson, Valerie Hoback, Amy Watkin, and Mandy Reid
Hush, Hush, Somebody is Calling My Name recording by Sweet Honey in the Rock.
Links to Full Episode:
- The Genius of Universal Emancipation
- William Lloyd Garrison
- The Liberator
- William Still
- Wade In the Water
- Hush, Hush, Somebody’s Calling My Name
- Levi and Catharine Coffin House
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