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Freedom Train to Mexico

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Di Silvestro,Roger (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Nov/Dec 2000
Published:
Washington, D.C.: Organization of American States
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
History, Slavery, Antislavery movements, Native Americans, Mexico
Notes:
Provides information on the significance of the Underground Railroad, which carried slaves to freedom across the Rio Grande from Mexico. Overview of slavery in Mexico and Texas; Slave ownership in the United States; Demographic information on Texas; Informal network of transportation for the Black Seminoles and other Indians;