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Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

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    • us: Tabman, Garriet, 1822-1913
    • us: Greene, Araminta, 1822-1913
    • us: Davis, Harriet Tubman, 1822-1913
    • us: Tubman Davis, Harriet, 1822-1913
    • us: Ross Broadus, Araminta, 1822-1913
    • us: Broadus, Araminta Ross, 1822-1913
    • us: Ross, Araminta, 1822-1913
    • us: Ross, Minty, 1822-1913
    • us: Black Moses, 1822-1913
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    • Tubman, Harriet Ross, 1815?-1913
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    • found: LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Tubman, Harriet, 1815?-1913; birth date taken from newspaper obituary)
    • found: DAB, 1973 (Tubman, Harriet; b. c1821)
    • found: Negro almanac, 1983 (Harriet Ross Tubman, 1820-1913)
    • found: Encyc. Brit., 1972 (Tubman, Harriet; b. c1820)
    • found: Acad. Amer. encyc., 1981 (Tubman, Harriet; b. c1821)
    • found: WWW site, Mar. 12, 2001 (Tubman, Harriet, b. ca. 1820, Dorchester County, Md., d. Mar. 10, 1913, Auburn, N.Y.; born: Araminta Greene)
    • found: Harlem Spiritual Ensemble. Sisters of freedom [SR] p2000: insert (Araminta Ross Broadus; Harriet Tubman Davis; b. 1826, Dorchester County, Md., d. 1913)
    • found: Halvorsen, L. Harriet Tubman, 2002: ECIP text (c. 1820 born to Ben Ross and Harriet Greene; given the cradle name of Araminta Ross, or Minty for short; when she got older, became known as Harriet; became known as "Black Moses" because she helped so many of her people escape to the "Promised Land" the free states; when she was 24, she married John Tubman)
    • found: Wikipedia, March 14, 2014 (Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Harriet Ross; 1820, Dorchester County, Maryland - March 10, 1913, Auburn, New York) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War; born into slavery, Tubman escaped from slavery and subsequently made more than nineteen missions to rescue more than 300 slaves using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad) {}
    • found: Bound for the promised land: Harriet Tubman, portrait of an American hero, 2004: p. xvi (Harriet Tubman was born Araminta "Minty" Ross on the plantation of Anthony Thompson, south of Madison in the Parsons Creek district of Dorchester County, Maryland probably in late February or early March 1822)
    • found: LC database, Mar. 20, 2018 (access point: Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913)
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    • 1980-09-02: new
    • 2018-03-30: revised
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