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Craft, Ellen

Works: 48 works in 149 publications in 2 languages and 18,006 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 2,025 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 )

56 editions published between 1860 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,088 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

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
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
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

BREAKING THE CHAINS - the Essential & Powerful Narratives that Shook the Roots of Slavery (17 Books in One Volume) : Memoirs of Frederick Douglass, Underground Railroad, 12 Years a Slave, Incidents in Life of a Slave Girl, Narrative of Sojourner Truth, Running A Thousand Miles for Freedom and many more by Elizabeth Keckley( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique collection consists of the most influential memoirs - powerful & unflinching narratives of former slaves and stories of people who helped them; including records and letters which unfold all the hardship, hair-breadth escapes and death struggles of the slaves in their efforts to reach freedom: Narrative of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Freedom Fighter & Statesman 12 Years a Slave - Memoir of Solomon Northup, a Free-Born African American Who Was Kidnapped and Sold into Slavery The Underground Railroad (William Still) - stories of 649 slaves who escaped to freedom through a secret network formed by abolitionists and former slaves Harriet: The Moses of Her People - Story of the Woman Who Led Hundreds of Slaves to Freedom as the Conductor on the Underground Railroad Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Harriet Jacobs) Narrative of Sojourner Truth - leading abolitionist and women's rights activist The Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano - Former Slave, Seaman & Freedom Fighter Up From Slavery, by Booker T. Washington - the Visionary Educator, Leader and Civil Rights Activist The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave - Memoir that Influenced the Anti-Slavery Cause of British Colonies Father Henson's Story of His Own Life - by Josiah Henson who was the inspiration for the character of Tom in Uncle Tom's Cabin Uncle Tom's Cabin, anti-slavery influential novel which made a crucial impact on America's conscience by illustrating slavery's affect on families The Willie Lynch Letter: The Making of Slave! The Confessions of Nat Turner The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave - Autobiography that Influenced the Anti-Slavery Cause of British Colonies Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom (William and Ellen Craft) Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom (Louis Hughes) Narrative of the Life of J. D. Green, a Runaway Slave (Jacob D. Green) Behind The Scenes: 30 Years a Slave & 4 Years in the White House (Elizabeth Keckley)
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Audience level: 0.10 (from 0.00 for 5000 miles ... to 0.89 for BREAKING T ...)

Slave narratives
Alternative Names
Smith Craft, Ellen.

English (126)

Spanish (1)

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