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Karolyn Smardz Frost_Slave Law

Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost talks about the complexities of slave law during the Antebellum period.

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Karolyn Smardz Frost_Slave Rebellions

Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost discusses slave rebellions in the United States, with specific focus on the Edward Stone Rebellion.

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Karolyn Smardz Frost_Thomas Rogers

Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost describes Thornton Blackburn’s encounter with Thomas Rogers, his supervisor at the Woodson Rinehart Dry Goods store.

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Kenn Stanton_Ancestor

Kenn Stanton talks about his relation to Jefferson Lightfoot.

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Kenn Stanton_Artifacts

Kenn Stanton talks about the objects and artifacts that were handed down to him from Jefferson Lightfoot.

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Kenn Stanton_Childhood Stories

Kenn Stanton talks about not knowing his history as a child.

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Kenn Stanton_Early Life

Kenn Stanton describes Jefferson Lightfoot's life after he arrived in Canada and gained his freedom.

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Kenn Stanton_Escape Story

Kenn Stanton describes the escape of the Lightfoot family on the Underground Railroad, aided by Josiah Henson.

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Kenn Stanton_Learning History

Kenn Stanton talks his aunt Alice and how he learned about his ancestor Jefferson Lightfoot.

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Kenn Stanton_Meeting Today

Kenn Stanton considers what he would ask Jefferson Lightfoot if he was alive today.

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This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.