MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Harriet Tubman; "The Moses of her people"

Harriet Tubman was one of the greatest conductors on the Underground Railroad. After emancipating herself, she returned south 19 times to help as many as 300 others gain their freedom.

Source: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/General Research and Reference Division/The New York Public Library

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