The Resource Parallel communities : the Underground Railroad in South Jersey, (electronic resource)

Parallel communities : the Underground Railroad in South Jersey, (electronic resource)

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Parallel communities : the Underground Railroad in South Jersey
Title
Parallel communities
Title remainder
the Underground Railroad in South Jersey
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Language
eng
Summary
For slaves escaping on the Underground Railroad, names like Springtown and Snow Hill promised sanctuary and salvation. Under the pressures of racial prejudice, free blacks, runaway slaves and even many Native Americans formed island communities on the periphery of South Jersey towns. While Lawnside and others continue to thrive today, "fringe communities" like Marshalltown and Timbuctoo now exist only in memory. In this discussion of these primarily African American communities, Dennis Rizzo validates their role in the preservation of tradition, definition of extended family and creation of a social bond between diverse peoples; together they formed parallel communities based on, but independent of, the larger towns and villages familiar to us all
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Midwest
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Rizzo, Dennis C
Dewey number
973.7/115
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Underground Railroad
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • New Jersey
  • New Jersey
  • New Jersey
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adult
Label
Parallel communities : the Underground Railroad in South Jersey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11511407
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Publication
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11511407
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11511407
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Parallel communities : the Underground Railroad in South Jersey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11511407
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11511407
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11511407
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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