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The Maryland Center for the Book, a program of the Maryland Humanities Council, invites you to be a part of Maryland's only statewide community reading program--One Maryland One Book. Song Yet Sung, this year’s selection, was inspired by this historic marker. : Song Yet Sung, this year’s selection, was inspired by this historic marker. While lost in Dorchester County, author James McBride saw this marker. www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=3956 Harriet Tubman was a conductor on the Underground Railroad. : Harriet Tubman was a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman (c. 1820 – March 10, 1913), far left, with slaves she helped rescue, during the American Civil War. Like Harriet Tubman, the heroine experienced visions. : Like Harriet Tubman, the heroine experienced visions. Harriet Tubman suffered a blow to the head when she was very young. This resulted in many side effects, including prophetic visions and dreams. Liz Spocott experienced a similar injury. Her visions included the automobile, television and glimpses of 21st century African American life. The setting : The setting In Song Yet Sung, novelist James McBride imagined a slave breakout along Maryland’s wild Eastern Shore, an event that altered the lives of all it touched. The runaways were prisoners of Patty Cannon. : The runaways were prisoners of Patty Cannon. The character of Patty Cannon and her gang is based on a historic figure of the same name who ran a slave sale trade. Patty Cannon House & Tavern, where kidnapped slaves were hidden. The runaways were aided by fellow slaves : The runaways were aided by fellow slaves Liz got 2 dead muskrats, corn, a jacket, shoes and a flint from the Woolman to help her survive. Big Linus got oysters from a slave named Sarah. But, retrieving them led to his death. The runaways used “The Code” to elude capture. : The runaways used “The Code” to elude capture. Examples of Underground Railroad Phrases "The wind blows from the south today" - the warning of slave bounty hunters nearby"The friend of a friend sent me" - A password used by fugitives traveling alone to indicate they were sent by the Underground Railroad networkLoad of potatoes, parcel, or bundles of wood - fugitives to be expected Examples of Quilt Codes North Star: A signal with two messages--one to prepare to escape and the other to follow the North Star to freedom in Canada. Sailboat: A signal that either a body of water was nearby or that boats were available The runaways were hunted by many. : The runaways were hunted by many. Captain Willard Spocott, Lizzie’s Owner, wanted her back. “The Gimp”, a Legendary Slave Catcher, is lured from retirement. A $50.00 reward in 1850 is equivalent to $1,422.08 in 2008 . http://www.measuringworth.com/ppowerus/result.php To learn more about this year’s selection… : To learn more about this year’s selection… Read the novel, available at the HCC Library, Harford County Public Library and local bookstores. Free copies of the book will be scattered across campus. Read and pass on to a friend. Visit James McBride’s website http://www.jamesmcbride.com/ Listen to a radio interview with James McBride - Tavis Smiley Show, February 2008 Enhance your One Maryland One Book experience with a free Readers' Guide. HCC Library Calendar of Events : HCC Library Calendar of Events “Frederick Douglass: A Living History Presentation” Enjoy this free performance by gifted actor, Bill Grimmette Thursday, 9/17 6:00 PM Edgewood Hall Rm. 132 Open to the public. HCC Library Calendar of Events : HCC Library Calendar of Events “The Archaeology of Slavery and the Culture of Resistance” Dr. Sharon Stowers, Ph.D., assistant professor of Sociology and Anthropology at HCC will discuss archaeological excavations of slavery sites in the Chesapeake region. Wednesday, October 24 2:30 PM HCC Student Center Rm. 243 Free and open to the public. A slave sale in Easton, Maryland HCC Library Calendar of Events : HCC Library Calendar of Events Song Yet Sung Book Discussions Thursday, 10/22 6:00 PM HCC Library Special Collections Room (Rm. 302) Wednesday, 10/28 11:30 AM HCC Student Center Rm. 243 Both discussions are free and open to the public. RSVP by calling 443-412- 2176 Works Cited : Works Cited Bradford, Sarah Hopkins. “Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman.” Documenting the American South. University Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004. Web. 3 Aug. 2009. <http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/bradford>. Burt, Jane. “Patty Cannon.” Global Classroom. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Aug. 2009. <http://www.globalclassroom.org/jane.html>. Clinton, Catherine. Harriet Tubman with rescued slaves. 1885. The New York Times photo archive. Corbis. Web. 3 Aug. 2009. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Harriet_Tubman,_with_rescued_slaves,_New_York_Times.JPG>. Emeagwali, Chukwurah. “Rediscovering Our Lost Igbo Brethren.” Home Page. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Aug. 2009. <http:///emeagwali.com/igbo/>. Knepp, Timothy. Muskrat drawing. Aug. 2005. GIF file. Mortimer Cook. N.d. History Link . History Ink, n.d. Web. 4 Aug. 2009. <http:////www.historylink.org/db_images/MortimerCook_1875.jpg>. O’Donnell, Craig. “Eastern Shore Information: Caroline County & Dorchester County, 1795.” Learning Centers at Ancestry.com. Rootsweb, 2002. Web. 3 Aug. 2009. <http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fassitt/1795_md/caroline_dorch_1795.html>. This map comes from the 1795 Dennis Griffith map of Maryland in the Library of Congress Map Collection. Oysters 2. N.d. Fotosearch. Foto Search, LLC, 3 Aug. 2009. Web. 3 Aug. 2009. <www.fotosearch.com/photos-images/oyster.html>. Works Cited : Works Cited Portrait of Frederick Douglass. N.d. Frederick Douglass. Geocities, 2003. Web. 4 Aug. 2009. <http://www.geocities.com/genebrooks/frederick-douglass.html>. “Quilt Codes.” Owen Sound’s Black History. City of Owen Sound, 2004. Web. 3 Aug. 2009. <http://www.osblackhistory.com/quiltcodes.php>. Robby, F. “Harriet Tubman 1820-1913.” THE HISTORICAL MARKER DATABASE. HMdb.org., 2006-2009. Web. 6 Aug. 2009. <http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=3956>. Slave Sale in Easton, Maryland. N.d. Images of American Political History. Bill Ball, 3 Jan. 2009. Web. 4 Aug. 2009. <http://bill.ballpaul.net/iaph/main.php?g2_itemId=589>. Stewart, Willard. Patty Canon House & Tavern. N.d. Willard Stewart Photographs for the WPA and HABS Collection University of Delaware Library, Newark. Willard Stewart. Web. 3 Aug. 2009. <http://www.lib.udel.edu/digital/wsp/medium_pages/the_medium_pages/wsdesreli001.htm>. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.