WorldCat Identities

Craft, William

Works: 20 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 10,825 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E444, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by William Craft
Slave narratives by William L Andrews( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of primary source material in the form of personal narratives
Running a thousand miles for freedom by William Craft( Book )

24 editions published between 1860 and 2017 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen and William Craft were slaves in Macon, Georgia, in the United States. Their escape from slavery was widely publicized and used by abolitionists in their struggle to abolish the institution. Ellen married William Craft in 1846. As William tells in Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom, Ellen was so light-skinned that she was often mistaken as one of her master's family. During the Christmas season of 1848, Ellen daringly decided to use her light skin to pass as white in order to travel by train and boat to the North, with William posing as her slave
The great escapes : four slave narratives( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 60 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
Running a thousand miles for freedom; or, The escape of William and Ellen Craft from slavery by Ellen Craft( Book )

3 editions published between 1860 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the experiences of a slave couple during their escape in 1848 from Macon, Ga., to Philadelphia, Pa., in which the woman was disguised as an ailing southern planter and the man traveled as the planter's body servant
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.09 (from 0.00 for 5000 miles ... to 0.99 for Craft, Wil ...)

Slave narratives
Alternative Names
William Craft fugitive slave and slavery abolitionist

William Craft Slavery abolitionist

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