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Charles L. Blockson Underground Railroad Collection

The Blockson Underground Railroad Collection, located at Temple University, is from the private collection of Charles L. Blockson and one of the largest in the country. The bulk of the collection contains over a thousand items on the members of the Underground Railroad as well as historical pamphlets, broadsides and memoirs the leading figures of the UGRR. Among the highly valued materials in the collection are letters of William Still.

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