Quindaro Research Checklist
Write a summary of the underground railroad site as described there.
________ Follow the Drinking Gourd
________Follow the Drinking Gourd - Songs of Freedom
_________Hariet Tubman's Escape
_________THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD _ What Is it?
__________Abolitionists - Underground Railroad Conductors
________ Summary of the Underground Railroad
___________List the characteristics of an underground railroad site
Write a summary of the Quindaro' importance as an underground railroad site as described there.
_________Greenbaum, Susan. The Afro-American Community in Kansas City, Kansas:
______ "Diligent Search, But No Tunnel"
- - -. "The Tunnel, No Legend". 28 October 1959.
- - -. " Neglected Point of Interest." 28 October 1959.
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"Tunnel Dispute Rages". November 8, 1959.
Melville, ed. "Benjamin Franklin Mudge: A Letter from
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.
_________Classify the sources as oral, written, primary or Secondary
_________ Gather the evidence that Quindaro was an important stop on the underground railroad.