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Harriet, the Moses of Her People

Sarah Hopkins Bradford

Abstract

In 1869, Sarah Hopkins Bradford published Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman. Though often disjointed, this account presented to the public a legendary figure of the Underground Railroad. In 1886, Bradford substantially rewrote the biography at the request of Tubman, who hoped its sales would raise enough funds for the building of a hospital for old and disabled colored people. This second edition provided little new information, but arranged the jumbled narrative of Scenes in chronological order, providing a clearer account of Tubman's life.

Keywords: Sarah Hopkins Bradford, Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, disabled colored people, hospital, chronological order

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781469607818
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9781469607825_Bradford

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sarah Hopkins Bradford, author

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