Harriet Tubman, known as "the Moses of her people," is the most well-known conductor of the Underground Railroad, which she founded after a harrowing escape from slavery. The succe...
The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses used
by .... "Conductors" led or transported the fugitives from station to station.
Harriet Tubman, who was born a slave near Cambridge, Maryland, was one of
the most famous Underground Railroad conductors. After making her own ...
Harriet Tubman's organizing ability was key to her success -- she had to work with supporters on the clandestine Underground Railroad
, as well as get messages to the slaves, since she met them away from their plantations to avoid detection. A slave who returned from on... More »
Harriet Tubman, c 1885. The photo, by H. Seymour Squyer, is unusual in that the
left side of Ms. Tubman's face is not hidden by a shadow and reveals the injury ...
... is one of the most prominent figures in the history of the Underground Railroad.
... Agents and Conductors on the Eastern Line of the Underground Railroad.
The Underground Railroad is a catch-all term that refers to any of a large number
of methods that American slaves and those sympathetic to them used to help ...
Traveling along the Underground Railroad was a long a perilous journey for ...
Underground Railroad conductors were free individuals who helped fugitive ...
Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad After Harriet Tubman escaped
from slavery, she returned to slave-holding states many times to help other ...