Graceanna Lewis Underground Railroad memoir

Graceanna Lewis Underground Railroad memoir, item ID:  A00180201. Lewis-Fussell Family Papers, SFHL-RG5-087, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
Graceanna Lewis Underground Railroad memoir, item ID: A00180201. Lewis-Fussell Family Papers, SFHL-RG5-087, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Graceanna Lewis was a prominent Quaker natural scientist and social reformer. In this memoir, Lewis recalls her experience working in the Underground Railroad and talks about different Quaker abolitionists in Pennsylvania.

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“There was never a time when our home was not a shelter for the escaping slave, - a place in which he would be protected and sent forward to freedom either to some place in the north or to Canada under the protection of the British Government” (p. 1).

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