The Resource David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City, Graham Russell Gao Hodges, (electronic book)

David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City, Graham Russell Gao Hodges, (electronic book)

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David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City
Title
David Ruggles
Title remainder
a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City
Statement of responsibility
Graham Russell Gao Hodges
Creator
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David Ruggles (1810-1849) was one of the most heroic--and has been one of the most often overlooked--figures of the early abolitionist movement in America. Graham Russell Gao Hodges provides the first biography of this African American activist, writer, publisher, and hydrotherapist who secured liberty for more than six hundred former bond people, the most famous of whom was Frederick Douglass. A forceful, courageous voice for black freedom, Ruggles mentored Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and William Cooper Nell in the skills of antislavery activism. As a founder of the New York Committee of Vigil
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hodges, Graham Russell
Index
index present
LC call number
E449.R94
LC item number
H63 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abolitionists
  • Abolitionists
  • African American abolitionists
  • African American abolitionists
  • Underground Railroad
  • Underground Railroad
  • Antislavery movements
  • Antislavery movements
  • Ruggles, David
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David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City, Graham Russell Gao Hodges, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10367508
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
266 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
David Ruggles : a radical black abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City, Graham Russell Gao Hodges, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10367508
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
266 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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