Workshop Core Readings
1) Workshop Core Texts to be given to workshop participants
- Jeffrey Bolster. Black Jacks African American Seamen in the Age of Sail. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press (1997).
- David Cecelski. The Waterman's Song: Slavery and Freedom In Maritime North Carolina. University of North Carolina Press (2001).
- Kathryn Grover. The Fugitive's Gibraltar: Escaping Slaves and Abolitionism in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press (2001).
- Thomas H. Jones. The Experience of Thomas H. Jones, Who was a Slave for Forty-Three Years (1862; Facsimile Reprint). Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications Inc. (1997).
- Mary Malloy. African Americans in the Maritime Trades: A Guide to Resources in New England. Sharon, Massachusetts: Kendall Whaling Museum Monograph Series No. 6 (1990).
2) Informational Resources
- Kathryn Grover. Fugitive Slave Traffic and the Maritime World of New Bedford . New Bedford, Massachusetts: National Park Service (1998).
- Kathryn Grover. Safe Harbor: Fugitives Among FriendsHumanities. Vol 23, number 2. March/April 2002.
- Kathryn Grover. The Antebellum Coasting Trade and Fugitives from Slavery. Talk for "New Bedford Maritime Heritage and the Underground Railroad". New Bedford, Massachusetts. 29 March 2011.
- Francie Latour. New England's Hidden History. The Boston Globe. September 26, 2010.
- New Bedford Historical Society. Frederick Douglass: Freedom in New Bedford. New Bedford, Massachusetts: New Bedford Historical Society.
- United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Underground Railroad Resources in the U.S. Theme Study. Theme E. Statement of Historic Context. Washington, D.C.: National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation Form (1998).
- William Wells Brown. The Escape of William Wells Brown . The Making of African American Identity. Vol 1, 1500-1865.
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