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Lois E. Horton (Ph.D., Brandeis University) is Professor of History Emerita at George Mason University. Her work focuses on African American communities, race, gender, and social change. With James Oliver Horton she has written and edited numerous books, including Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory; Slavery and the Making of America; Hard Road to Freedom: The Story of African America; and In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest among Northern Free Blacks, 1700-1860. For several years she also served on the scholarly advisory committee of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Tubman, Harriet, -- 1820?-1913.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
African American women -- Biography.
Underground Railroad.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.