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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