Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Database Searches

I got this article from the Academic Search Complete. The name of the article is The Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and the U.S. Underground Railroad  by Rev. Dr. Lottie Jones Hood.
http://authorize.vernoncollege.edu:2065/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=353c84da-32c1-47fb-95c4-3824ac8da32c%40sessionmgr15&vid=4&hid=15

I got this article from searching all of the databases. The name of the article is Overcoming Oppressive Self-Blame: Gray Agency in Underground Railroads by David W. Concepcio'n.
http://authorize.vernoncollege.edu:2065/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=30e5a04f-04d2-4703-ad4d-22fb2961d9b0%40sessionmgr111&vid=6&hid=122

Image: Routes of the Underground Railroad

I had a little trouble creating the image gadget, so I decided to just put the link to the picture in a post. The link is below.
http://rachelgit.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/underground-railroad.jpg

Podcast: How the Underground Railroad Worked.

The mechanics of the Underground Railroad is something that I found to be necessary in this blog, so that's why I picked this particular podcast. I used Google to find this website containing the podcast. The link is below.

Reputable Website: The New York Historical Society

The New York Historical Society got my attention because of New York's very prominent role in the Underground Railroad back in the 1800's. This site contains a lot of great information of it's own along with links to other reputable sites on the Underground Railroad. Google helped me find this great site. The link is below.
http://www.nyhistory.org/education/research-resources/underground-railroad-resources

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

A Related Blog: Songs of Freedom

This site that I found goes into detail about the songs that the slaves used to help each other escape the South and the reasoning behind them. I've alwyas been interested in this time period and the Underground Railroad, itself, so naturally this blog caught my eye. Google helped me find this site. The link is below.


Owen Sound's Songs of Freedom: http://www.osblackhistory.com/songs.php

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Hi, my name is Garrett Morris and this is my blog that I am creating for my History 1301 class at Vernon College. It will contain ideas and facts pertaining to the Underground Railroad.