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The following pathfinder will link you to resources relating to Black History, including slavery, the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman and Martin Luther King Jr.
Print Resources, Books and Magazines
, our school's online catalogue or
Regina Public Library's
online catalogue with these keywords and phrases:
Underground railroad, Slavery, Black Canadians -History, Blacks - History,
Books to use:
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt.
Type keywords and phrases into the search bar of these online resources.
- You must be at school to have access to this or use the
Regina Public Library
with your library patron number
*These links can only be accessed from school computers or public library.
Underground Railroad Play
Quiz on Underground
Harriet Tubman Biography
by The Library of Congress
Africans in America
Martin Luther King Jr.
Time Magazine's 100 Leaders - Martin Luther King Jr.
Included in this issue of Time Magazine is a listing of the top 100 leaders. This links directly to the article on Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. play synopsis and timeline
-- This play synopsis gives a very clear outline of the events of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life. It also includes a timeline of the major events in his life.
Image & Sound Resources
Slavery and Underground Railroad items:
Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad.
This great interactive site provide historical photographs and audio reading of the historical facts. It includes discussion questions, connections to a life of slave and their journey to freedom. Provides examples of symbols and map routes.
Sweet Chariot: The Story of the Spirituals Songs of the Slaves
. This link has audio files for the songs "Steal Away" and "Follow the Drinking Gourd". This site also provide audio files for several other spiritual songs.
Underground Railroad--History of Slavery, Pictures, Information
by National Geographic. This interactive site provides the viewer with questions to select to follow a journey a slave may have taken.
Underground Railroad - Historica Minutes
This link provides a one minute video about slaves coming to Canada. Discuss question for the video are provided.
Underground Railroad --A Brief History
-- A 8 minute video develop by the History Channel and posted on TeacherTube. It provides brief explaination of how it came to named the underground railroad, plus give some facts about key people who operated the underground railroad (Harriet Tubman,Levi Coffin). It included a rendition of the song "Following the Drinking Gourd".
Martin Luther King items:
I have a Dream speech text and video
This link includes the text of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech along with a You Tube video of his speech.
Martin Luther King Jr. Photo Gallery
-- The Seattle Times has posted a wonderful photo gallery of events in Martin Luther King Jr.'s life.
For further searching refer to the following pages:
- atlases, encyclopedias, dictionairies, almanacs, etc.
- search engines, directories, portals
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