Ellen and William Craft

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R. J. M. Blackett, Beating Against the Barriers: Biographical Essays in Nineteenth-Century Afro- American History (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1986).

Sarah Brusky, “The Travels of William and Ellen Craft: Race and Travel Literature in the Nineteenth Century,” Prospects 25 (2000): 177-91.

William and Ellen Craft, Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: The Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1999).

Barbara McCaskill, “Ellen Craft: The Fugitive Who Fled as a Planter,” in Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, vol. 1., ed. Ann Short Chirhart and Betty Wood (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009).

Barbara McCaskill, “‘Yours Very Truly’: Ellen Craft—The Fugitive as Text and Artifact,” African American Review 28 (winter 1994).

Ellen Samuels, “‘A Complication of Complaints’: Untangling Disability, Race, and Gender in William and Ellen Craft’s Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom,” MELUS 31 (fall 2006): 15-47.

Dorothy Sterling, Black Foremothers: Three Lives (Old Westbury, N.Y.: Feminist Press, 1998). Daneen Wardrop, “Ellen Craft and the Case of Salomé Muller in Running a Thousand Miles for
Freedom,” Women’s Studies 33 (2004): 961-84. “William and Ellen Craft (1824-1900; 1826-1891).”

New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-622&sug=y Georgia Women of Achievement: http://www.georgiawomen.org/2010/10/craft-ellen-smith/ “Voices From the Gap.” University of Minnesota. http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/craftEllen.php Documenting the American South: http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/craft/menu.html
Stories of the Fugitive Slaves. I. The Escape of William and Ellen Craft [pp. 524- 531] http://digital.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer- idx?c=newe;cc=newe;rgn=full%20text;idno=newe0007-5;didno=newe0007- 5;view=image;seq=0532;node=newe0007-5%3A9