Underground Railroad: The William Still Story is a PBS documentary on William Still and the hundreds of fugitive slaves he helped escape to Canada. The son of slaves and the chairman of the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee, Still took on extra risk by recording the stories of the runaway slaves that he assisted. You can place a hold on the library's copy of the DVD here.
BHPL patron and Kean University professor Sarah Ducksworth appears in Underground Railroad: The William Still Story. The research coordinator at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Underground Railroad History project and the descendant of slaves in Mississippi, she wrote the foreword to William Still's book "The Underground Rail Road" when it was republished in 2005. You can place a hold on the book here.
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