With Harriet Tubman about to take up residence on our $20 bills, this could not be a better time to learn more about the life and legacy of the Civil War Era abolitionist, freedom fighter, and former slave.
Here are some resources to help you on that journey:
Why Harriet Tubman was chosen for the $20 bill by ABC News
Harriet Tubman mini bio by The Biography Channel
What You Never Knew About Harriet Tubman by the Smithsonian Channel
America the Story of Us: Harriet Tubman by The History Channel
- Harriet Tubman to Be Added to $20 Bill
- You have no idea how hardcore Harriet Tubman really was
- Does putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill honor or commodify her?
- Keep Harriet Tubman – and all women – off the $20 bill
- Slavery and Freedom: The Symbolism of Moses
- On The Road To Harriet Tubman
- Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church National Historic Site of Canada
- Salem Chapel Sanctuary of History
- Harriet Tubman Public School to be opened September 8, 2015 in St. Catharines
- Obama to sign off on Tubman monument on Eastern Shore
- Sculpting Cultural Memory: A Profile of Fern Cunningham (video and article)
- Timeline: The long road to establishing the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Cayuga County
- Proclamation 6107 – Harriet Tubman Day, 1990
- Harriet Tubman – Intelligence Operative
- House of Representatives Report on Harriet Tubman (1874)
- Underground Railroad photographs (including Tubman)
- Harriet Tubman sculpture at Salisbury University
- A mural of Harriet Tubman in Oakland, CA.
- Harriet Tubman by William H. Johnson (Smithsonian American Art Museum)
- Civil War in Art: Harriet Tubman (DuSable Museum of African American History)
- Harriet Tubman Memorial (Manhattan)
— Treasury Department (@USTreasury) April 21, 2016
Secretary Lew looks at a rendering of Harriet Tubman during a visit Thursday to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing pic.twitter.com/xhinAxhygG
— Treasury Department (@USTreasury) April 22, 2016
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