and the Underground Railroad
PART II: RESEARCHING THE
The first thing researchers must do
is familiarize themselves with the available sources. In many cases,
there are a mixture of types of sources ranging from written sources
to oral histories to primary sources and secondary sources
These sources sometimes present problems in that they may contain some
contradictions. Careful reading is the first step in taking
Self Monitoring Template: Use this self
monitoring template to take notes on the following sources.
burning question: "The National Park Service is considering making
the townsite of Old Quindaro a stop on the Underground Railroad Trail.
Is Quindaro historically significant enough to be a part of this
Underground Railroad - What Is it?
History of Old Quindaro: Self monotoring Document
: WILL THE HISTORIC SITE BE SAVED OR ALLOWED TO FADE AWAY FOREVER?Sunday,
June 6, 1999 ; Section: STAR MAGAZINE ; Page: 8
"Tunnel Dispute Rages"
November 8, 1959.
Mudge, Melville, ed.
"Benjamin Franklin Mudge: A Letter from Quindaro," Kansas History
19 No. 3 (Winter 1990) : 218-222. Discusses slave catchers
and slave escapes in Quindaro.
Nichols, Clarina I. H. "Letter
of Mrs. C. I. H. Nichols," Wyandotte Gazette. 29 December 1882.
Discusses slaves being hidden in Quindaro.