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History of the Quindaro Underground Railroad

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This course examines the Underground Railroad in Quindaro, Kansas Territory as it evolved between 1856 and 1861 in what is now Wyandotte County, Kansas.  The contributions of Indian, African and Caucasion Americans are surveyed as we identify Underground Railroad station masters, conductors and the network of stations of which Quindaro was a part.  By studying a rare, pencil drawn map we can glimpse the depth of this network to freedom in Territorial Kansas.  Finally we ask the question:  Was the Quindaro Underground Railroad the first collaboration between red, white, and black Americans against slavery on the Territorial Kansas Frontier? 
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Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

Nursing Building

Steve Collins 



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Registration Closes On
Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/22/2018 - 3/8/2018 Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Kansas City, Nursing Building  Map, Room: Room 2708 Steve Collins