Related Sites

Time Line of Slavery, Resistance and Freedom, 1837-1893

Students on Site: The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad in Ann Arbor, by Grace Shackman (December 1998), from Ann Arbor Observer: Then & Now

Guy Beckley House, 1842, from the Ann Arbor Architecture Archive (original text from Historic Buildings, Ann Arbor, Michigan, by Marjorie Reade and Susan Wineberg)

Ann Arbor, Abolition, and the Civil War, a panel from the The Ford Gallery of Ann Arbor Founders exhibit online

The Underground Railroad, a panel from the Downtown Ann Arbor Historical Street Exhibit Program online

Michigan Freedom Trail Commission (MFTC): Established by a Public Act to preserve, protect and promote the Michigan Freedom Trail in Michigan.

Michigan Freedom Trail Commission Lesson Plans for grades 3, 4 and 8, (from the Michign Freedom Trail Commission)

Transcriptions of the "Meeting of Colored Citizens of Detroit" and the "Annual Report of the Colored Vigilant Committee of the City of Detroit" (from The Signal of Liberty, January 23, 1843)

University of Detroit Mercy Black Abolitionist Archive

The Adam Crosswhite Case

Deposition of Adam Crosswhite and deposition of Sarah Crosswhite (edited depositions from the Michigan Freedom Trail Lessons)

From the Signal of Liberty:

Re-capture of Slaves (February 6, 1847)
Re-capture at Marshall (February 20, 1847)
Slave Case in Marshall (April 10, 1847)
Astounding News! (April 24, 1847)
Interesting Trial (July 7, 1848)
Miscellaneous Items (July 7, 1848)
Circuit Court Of The United States For The District Of Michigan (July 14, 1848)
Circuit Court Of The United States For The District Of Michigan (July 21, 1848)
Circuit Court Of The United States For The District Of Michigan (July 28, 1848)


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