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Brown, Henry Box 1815 or 1816-

Works: 32 works in 119 publications in 3 languages and 12,325 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Autobiographies  Controversial literature  Personal narratives  Slave narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E450, B
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Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown by Henry Box Brown( )

7 editions published between 1851 and 2009 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Newman provides a 25-page introduction to a revised autobiography of Henry Box Brown, a fugitive slave who in 1849 devised his own escape to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Virginia to an anti-slavery office in Philadelphia
Narrative of Henry Box Brown : who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box 3 feet long and 2 wide by Henry Box Brown( Book )

6 editions published between 1849 and 2019 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great escapes : four slave narratives( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The four former slaves represented here met only once. Yet each attained legendary stature in the anti-slavery battle--and justly so, for their escapes are among the most dramatic ever recorded"--Page 4 of cover
The resurrection of Henry Box Brown at Philadelphia( Visual )

1 edition published in 1850 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Narrative of the life of Henry Box Brown
The great escapes : four slave narrativesNarrative of the life of Henry Box BrownBodies in dissent : spectacular performances of race and freedom, 1850-1910The disappearing manHenry's freedom box : a true story from the Underground RailroadHenry's freedom boxSouthern promises
Alternative Names
Brown, H. B. (Henry Box), 1815 or 1816-

Brown, Henry, 1816-

English (106)

French (2)

Japanese (1)