Freedom Stations

Freedom Stations Articles and Papers

The Scholars Corner remains the leading scholarly publication and journal of record in the field of Underground Railroad history and is well known as the major resource for the study, investigation, and teaching of this international heritage. Published in print form from 1998-2006, the Scholars Corner continues its distinguished career in 2008 as an online by publication of reprinted original articles on the Underground Railroad and American slavery. The Scholars Corner also features essays and reviews of books, films, exhibitions, and Web sites. It's an ongoing initiative of the Freedom Stations Program in collaboration with Northern Kentucky University's Freedom Institute. Downloadable copies of past articles are available at request to

The Freedom Stations Program's Scholar's Corner publishes:

  • Articles
  • Book Reviews
  • Film Reviews
  • Retrospectives

Topics examine the origin and development of the Underground Railroad as well as other related issues. The works that appear in this section are part of the Freedom Center's ongoing commitment to the growth of original research and scholarship on the Underground Railroad.

To have your work considered for this publication, send an abstract (of no more than 75 words) to: Eric R. Jackson, Freedom Stations Program: Scholar's Corner, Northern Kentucky University, Department of History and Geography, Highland Heights, Kentucky, 41099-2205.

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