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Sarah Hopkins Bradford
Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman by
Call Number: L.Hist E444 .T89
First edition of the biography by Sarah Hopkins Bradford, published in Auburn, New York in 1869 by the printer W.J. Moses. Includes a list of subscribers to the publishing fund.
Sarah Hopkins Bradford, of Geneva, New York, recorded the life story of Harriet Tubman in 1868, based on interviews with Tubman, in an attempt to get her story out and improve her financial situation. The printing was financed by Gerrit Smith, Wendell Phillips, William H. Seward, Jr., and other friends and former anti-slavery associates. A second revised edition was published in 1886.
Harriet Tubman, the Moses of Her People by
Call Number: L.Hist E444 .T894 1897
Reprint of the 1897 edition, published in 1993.
"And Who Was She Anyhow?" Sarah Hopkins Bradford, Biographer of Harriet Tubman by
Call Number: L. Hist. PS1120.B42 Z36 2009
Published by the Ontario County Historical Society in 2009, this biography traces Bradford's history as well as background information on Harriet Tubman and the creation of the first biographies. Includes references and numerous illustrations.
E-books on the Web
Digitized full-text reproductions of printed editions available through Google Books
Recent Biographies in this Library
Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero by
Call Number: E444.T82 L37 2005 Regular Loan
Harriet Tubman by
Call Number: L.Hist. E444 .T82 S22 2012
Publication Date: 2012-02-21
Harriet Tubman: a Biography by
Call Number: L.Hist. E444.T82 M34 2011
Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life: A Biography by
Call Number: E444.T82 L68 2007
A "reimagining" of the life of Harriet Tubman, Lowry's reader-friendly book, which "does not pretend to be a work of intense scholarship," presents her story with a novelist's sense of pace, suspense and speculation.
Harriet Tubman: Myth, Memory, and History by
Call Number: E444.T82 S45 2007
Harriet Tubman: the Life and the Life Stories by
Call Number: E444.T82 H86 2003
Harriet Tubman: the Road to Freedom by
Call Number: E444.T82 C57 2004 Regular Loan
She Came to Slay by
Call Number: L.Hist.#444.T82 D86 2019
Publication Date: 2019-11-05
The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church: Reality of the Black Church by
Call Number: BX8457 .W34
Black Leaders of the Nineteenth Century by
Call Number: E185.96 .B535 1988
Includes profile: "Harriet Tubman's Unlikely Leadership," by Benjamin Quarles.
The Book of Gutsy Women by
Call Number: CT3202.C55 2019
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
Moses and the Monster and Miss Anne by
Call Number: HQ1438.E23 M67 2009
Harriet Tubman by
Call Number: E444.T896
Biography published in 1943.
Earl Conrad's biography of Harriet Tubman, the first serious attempt to reconstruct her life since Sarah Bradford's biographical sketches, was rejected by over 30 publishers before finally being published in 1943. It stood as the most authoritative source on Harriet Tubman for more than 60 years.
General Harriet Tubman by
Call Number: L.Hist E444.T98 C66 1990
Reprint of the 1943 book originally titled Harriet Tubman. This book does not circulate.
Setting the Record Straight