Category Archives: UGRR Annotated Bibliography

These are our 21st century annotated bibliographies.

The American Anti-Slavery Society and William Lloyd Garrison

The Ohio Center for History’s introduction on anti-slavery societies outlines the birth, life, and dissolution of the American Anti-Slavery Society and its affiliated state organizations.  The American Anti-Slavery Society was one of the most prominent abolitionist organizations in the United … Continue reading

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Important Websites for our Search

“Connecticut Freedom Trail.” Cultureandtourism. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Feb. 2014. http://www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/lib/cct/FreedomTrail_Brochure_final.pdf This is a brochure of the Connecticut Freedom Trail. It has information on the Amistad Case, and other abolitionist information all relative to Connecticut. This is a very useful … Continue reading

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A Look into the Sources

Charter oak document The main purpose of this document was to find/ and or show that there was a part of the Underground Railroad that went through Suffield Connecticut.  Apart from Suffield actually being included many other cities and towns … Continue reading

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Annotated bibliography

  “Farmington Historical Society – Farmington, CT.” Farmington Historical Society – Farmington, CT. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. http://www.farmingtonhistoricalsociety-ct.org/fh_farmhist_pg4.html. In search of exploring the underground railroad in Connecticut I used this site to help my search for the answers, … Continue reading

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Annotated Bibliography

Works Cited “Annals of American History.” Annals of American History. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.<http://america.eb.com/america/article?articleId=385815&query=anti+slavery+society&gt;. This source can help us better our understanding of the basic function and statement of the American Ant-Slavery Society. It includes direct quotations referencing … Continue reading

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Sources for our Investigation.

“List of Sites | Concept of Freedom | Connecticut Freedom Trail.” List of Sites | Concept of Freedom | Connecticut Freedom Trail. Connecticut Freedom Trail, n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2014. <http://www.ctfreedomtrail.org/trail/concept-of-freedom/sites/#!/faith-congregational-church&gt;. This piece of history on the Faith Congregational Church (Talcott … Continue reading

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A Review of Sources

“Tracking the Truth of the Underground Railroad” by Steve Grant http://articles.courant.com/2002-09-29/news/0209291449_1_connecticut-historical-commission-connecticut-river-connecticut-s-underground-railroad This is a good source for getting an idea on local history of the UGRR as it gives an up to date status on local sites in which have … Continue reading

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Letter about Suffield

https://archive.org/details/lettertosecretar00burl This letter is amazing. It talks about how Suffield Academy, or the Connecticut Literary Institute, was pro slavery, but Lucian Burleigh was trying to change that. He acquired a room and started to talk to students about anti slavery. … Continue reading

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21st Century Annotations: Summarize, Assess, and Reflect

We have so many research items to track down for our investigation of the UGRR in Suffield that we have to adopt and update an old model. We need to spread out our researching talents and annotate all the sources … Continue reading

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