Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad

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Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad - Tobin, Jacqueline L, and Dobard, Raymond G, Ph.D., and Benberry, Cuesta (Foreword by)

For the first time, the secret codes used in slave quilt patterns that served as maps to escape on the Underground Railroad are revealed--suggesting that there was an organized African-American resistance movement that predated the Abolitionist crusade. Two 8-page color photos inserts. Line drawings.

Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad 2000, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385497671

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