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Craft, Ellen

Works: 46 works in 143 publications in 2 languages and 17,948 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Archives 
Subject Headings: Slaves 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: E444, B
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Most widely held works by Ellen Craft
Slave narratives by William L Andrews( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 2,023 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 )

54 editions published between 1860 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,083 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
Establishment and soil characterization of long-term forest monitoring plots in the Virgin Islands Biosphere Reserve by John M Matuszak( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by Robert Morris( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection primarily contains legal documents and legal correspondence from Morris' practice. These materials include: letters from potential clients (usually either a request for representation or a presentation of a potential case), letters and memoranda from the court, marriage certificates, wills, leases, contracts, emancipation papers, an autopsy report (1872), rental agreements, navy discharge papers, deeds, receipts, bank stubs, court testimonies and court documents. Several legal issues are also referenced in the collection: a contestation of Carter H. Edloe's will which would have awarded his slave, Harriet, $8,000 upon his death (1847), the liberation and legal matters pertaining to Liberia, a case regarding the journal, "Panorama, or Mirror of Slavery" (1851), pay inequities for African-American soldiers, slavery, B.C. Gregory versus the Union Club of Boston, Reverend Samuel Ringgold Ward's newspaper, "The Impartial Citizen," and signed petitions requesting a separate African-American militia called the Massasoit Guards. Other items in the collection include: letters regarding Morris' son's graduation from the Imperial College in France, the Freemen's National Memorial Monument Association, the by-laws and regulations of the African Humane Society (1820) with list of members, the Committee on the Militia, a manuscript song "Hang Out the Flag" (Elijah W. Smith, 1863?), and a schedule for the African Grand Lodge Archives (1866)
Craft-Trotter family papers by Craft-Trotter family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of family papers from the descendents of William and Ellen Craft and James M. Trotter, including a small amount of correspondence and original documents, as well as genealogical research notes and clippings gathered by various members of the families, tributes, memorials, plays, and other programs inspired by the families' history. Also contains materials relating to descendant, Ellen Craft Dammond of N.Y., who was active in the National Y.W.C.A, Wednesdays in Miss. and other women's organizations devoted to ending racism
ALS : Surry, England to S[amuel] May, Boston by William Craft( )

1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter of thanks; write about a slave holding incident in Boston; ask for occasional copies of the Liberator; mention Mr. Garrison and Mr. Wallcut
The American Negro: His History And Literature: Running A Thousand Miles For Freedom by William Craft( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.10 (from 0.00 for 5000 miles ... to 0.82 for Craft-Trot ...)

Slave narratives
Alternative Names
Smith Craft, Ellen.

English (121)

Spanish (1)

Running a thousand miles for freedomNo girls allowed : tales of daring women dressed as men for love, freedom and adventureBlack foremothers : three livesTwo tickets to freedom : the true story of Ellen and William Craft, fugitive slavesAnd not afraid to dare : the stories of ten African-American womenThe daring escape of Ellen CraftThe brave escape of Ellen and William Craft