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Harriet Tubman

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Harriet Tubman, ca. 1945
William H. Johnson (1901-1970)
oil on paperboard
sheet: 73.5 x 59.3 cm. (29 3/8 x 23 3/8 in.)
Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Smithsonian


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A Selected Children's Bibliography

Bains, Rae. Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom. Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates, 1982.

Ferris, Jeri. Go Free or Die: A Story about Harriet Tubman. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books, 1988.

Frenck, Hal. Harriet Tubman. Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates, 1985.

Johnson, LaVerne C. Heritage Kids: Kumi & Chanti Tell the Story of Harriet Tubman. Chicago, IL: Empak Publishing Company, 1992.

Levine, Ellen. If You Traveled on the Underground Railroad. New York, NY: Scholastic Inc., 1988.

McClard, Megan. Harriet Tubman: Slavery and the Underground Railroad. Morristown, NJ: Silver Burdett Press, 1991.

McGovern, Ann. Runaway Slave: The Story of Harriet Tubman. New York, NY: Scholastic Inc., 1965.

Petry, Ann. Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad. New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell, Jr. Books, 1955.

Polcovar, Jane. What Was It Like? Harriet Tubman. Stamford, CT: Longmeadow Press, 1988.

Stein, R. Conrad. The Story of the Underground Railroad. Chicago, IL: Children's Press, 1981.


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