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Free Library of Philadelphia - Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge - Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Book Cover of Never Caught. A slose up of an oil painting depicts a young woman's lap and hands. The title is written across the rumpled fabric of her apron. Locket portraits of George and Martha Washington eclipse into the corners of the frame.

 Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge

Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Named the first director of the Program in African American History at the Library Company of Philadelphia, Erica Armstrong Dunbar is a professor of Black American Studies and History at the University of Delaware. She has contributed commentary to several documentaries, including Philadelphia: The Great Experiment and The Abolitionists and is the author of A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City. In her new book, Dunbar tells the story of the young slave who risked her life to escape servitude under the first American President.

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)

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Event date: 
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Parkway Central Branch
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501126390
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - February 7th, 2017