Includes citations for all primary and secondary source materials referenced in this site
By Aslaku Berhanu
Allen Richard. The Life, Experience and Gospel Labors of the Rt. Rev. Richard Allen; to which is Annexed the Rise and Progress of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America … Written by Himself and Published by His Request. n.p.: n.d.
____. “Autobiography of Richard Allen,” in Wright, Richard R. The Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Nashville: The A.M.E. Sunday School Union, 1963, 46-76.Letter to Fielding. 28 May 1878. William Still Collection. Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, PA.
Anderson, Matthew. Presbyterianism : its Relation to the Negro. Philadelphia: J.M. White, 1897.
____. Report of the Berean Enterprise Read at a Round Table Talk of Friends of the Berean School, December 12th, 1912.
Bacon, Margaret Hope. Valiant Friend: the Life of Lucretia Mott. New York: Walker and Co., 1980.
Beckford, Geraldine Rhoades. "Anderson, Caroline Virginia Still Wiley." Oxford African American Studies Center, 2010. Accessed on 13 January 2012 at <http://www.oxfordaasc.com/article/opr/t0001/e1889>.
Bentley, Judith. Dear Friend: Thomas Garrett & William Still, Collaborators on the Underground Railroad. New York: Cobblehill Books, 1997.
Blockson, Charles L. African Americans in Pennsylvania: Above Ground and Underground, an Illustrated Guide. Harrisburg: RB Books, 2001.
____. The Underground Railroad. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1987.
____. The Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania. Jacksonville: Flame International, 1981.
Brown, Ira Vernon. The Negro in Pennsylvania History. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania Historical Association, 1970.
Buckmaster, Henrietta. Let My People Go: The Story of the Underground Railroad and the Growth of the Abolition Movement. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1941.
Coffin, Levi. Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad: Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives, Who Gained Their Freedom through His Instrumentality, and Many Other Incidents. Cincinnati: Western Tract Society, 1876.
DeBlasio, Donna M. "American Anti-Slavery Society."In Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass. Paul Finkelman, ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.Oxford African American Studies Center. Last accessed on Monday, May 14 09:53:11 EDT 2012. http://www.oxfordaasc.com/article/opr/t0004/e0019
“Dissolution Of Peoples’ Savings Bank of Philadelphia, Pa.” in Afro-American, 22 Feb. 1918. Last accessed on14 May 2012, on web: Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988) on ProQuest Historical Newspapers (Legacy Platform).
Du Bois, W. E. B. The Philadelphia Negro: a Social Study. Philadelphia: Published for the University, 1899.
Forten, Charlotte L. The Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimke. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.
Gara, Larry. "William Still and the Underground Railroad." Pennsylvania History 28:1 (January 1961): 33-44.
Gerson, Noel Bertram. Harriet Beecher Stowe: a Biography. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1976
Hall, Stephen G. "To Render the Private Public: William Still and the Selling of the Underground Railroad." The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (January 2003): 35-55.
Hine, Darlene Clark. "Co-Laborers in the Work of the Lord: Nineteenth-century black women physicians." In R. J. Abram, ed. Send Us a Lady Physician: Women Doctors in America, 1835-1920. New York: Norton, 1985, 107-120.
Horton, James Oliver. "A Crusade for Freedom: William Still and the Real Underground Railroad." In David W. Blight, ed., Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in History and Memory. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 2004, 174-193.
Jerrido, Margaret. "In Recognition of Early Black Women Physicians," Women & Health 5:3 (1980): 1-3.
Kashatus, William C. "Two Stationmasters on the Underground Railroad: A Tale of Black and White." Pennsylvania Heritage 27 (Fall 2001): 4-11.
Khan, Lurey. One Day, Levin … He be Free: William Still and the Underground Railroad. New York: Dutton, 1972.
____. William Still and the Underground Railroad: Fugitive Slave and Family Ties. New York: iUniverse Inc., 2010.
Lane, Roger. William Dorsey’s Philadelphia and Ours: On the Past and Future of the Black City in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Lee, Jarena. “The Life and Religious Experience of Jarena Lee, a Coloured Lady, Giving an Account of Her Call to Preach the Gospel. Revised and Corrected from the Original manuscript, Written by Herself.” In Sisters of the Spirit: Three Black Women’s Autobiographies of the Nineteenth Century. William L. Andrews, ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986, 25-48.
Lapsansky, Emma Jones. “’Discipline to the Mind’: Philadelphia’s Banneker Institute, 1854-1872.” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History & Biography 117:1/2 (Jan./April 1993): 83-102.
Majors, Monroe Alphus. Noted Negro Women: Their Triumphs and Activities. Chicago: Donohue & Henneberry, 1893.
Nash, Gary B. Freedom by Degrees: Emancipation in Pennsylvania and its Aftermath. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
_____. Forging Freedom: The Formation of Philadelphia’s Black Community, 1720-1840. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1988.
______. “’To Arise out of the Dust’: Absalom Jones and the African Church of Philadelphia, 1785-95.”Race, Class, and Politics: Essays on American Colonial and Revolutionary Society. Ed. Nash. Urbana:University of Illinois Press, 1986. 323-355.
Peitzman, Steven J. A New and Untried Course; Woman’s Medical College and Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1850-1998. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University press, 2000.
Pickard, Kate E. R. The Kidnapped and the Ransomed. Being the Personal Recollections of Peter Still and His Wife " Vina," after Forty Years of Slavery. Syracuse: W. T. Hamilton, 1856.
Pollard, Leslie James. Complaint to the Lord: Historical Perspectives on the African American Elderly. Selinsgrove, [Pa.]: Susquehanna University Press, 1996.
Porter, Dorothy B. “The Organized Educational Activities of Negro Literary Societies, 1828-1846.” The Journal of Negro Education. 5:4 (Oct. 1836): 555-576.
Quarles, Benjamin. Allies for Freedom: Blacks and John Brown. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974.
Saunders, John A. 100 Years After Emancipation: History of the Philadelphia Negro, 1787 to 1963. Philadelphia: Free African Society, 1964.
Siebert, Wilbur Henry. The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom. Gloucester, Mass.: P. Smith, 1968, c1898.
Sillen, Samuel. Women Against Slavery. New York: Masses & Mainstream, 1955.
Simmons, William J. Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising. Cleveland: G. M. Rewell, 1887.
Still, James. Early Recollections and Life of Dr. James Still, 1812-1885. Medford, N.J. Medford Historical Society, 1971.
Still, James Thomas. “Don’t Tell White Folks”: or Light out of Darkness. Boston: J. Still, 1889.
Still, William. A Brief Narrative of the Struggle for the Rights of the Colored People of Philadelphia in the City Railway Cars; and a Defence of William Still, Relating to His Agency Touching the Passage of the Late Bill, &c. Read Before a Large Public Meeting, Held in Liberty Hall, Lombard St. Below Eighth, Apr. 8th, 1867. Philadelphia: Merrihew & Son, 1867.
_____. The Underground Rail Road. A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-Breadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in their Efforts for Freedom, as Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author; Together with Sketches of Some of the Largest Stockholders, and Most Liberal Aiders and Advisers of the Road. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1872.
______. Still's Underground Rail Road Records: with a Life of the Author: Narrating the Hardships, Hairbreadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in their Efforts for Freedom: Together with Sketches of Some of the Eminent Friends of Freedom, and Most Liberal Aiders and Advisers of the Road. Philadelphia: William Still, 1886.
Switala, William J. Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2001.
Wells, Susan. Out of the Dead House: Nineteenth-Century Women Physicians and the Writing of Medicine. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2001.
White, Charles Frederick. Who's Who in Philadelphia: a Collection of Thirty Biographical Sketches of Philadelphia Colored People ...Together with Cuts and Information of Some of their Leading Institutions and Organizations. Philadelphia: The A.M.E. Book Concern, 1912, 17-19.
Wilson, Joseph. Sketches of the Higher Classes of Colored Society in Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Merrihew and Thompson, 1841.