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        The Henry "Box" Brown Image Gallery

        This resource group derived from the program, Underground Railroad: The William Still Story, will introduce students to the concepts of courage and creativity, utilized during this movement in the pursuit of freedom. Separated from his family, Henry "Box" Brown became determined to escape slavery. Enlisting the help of friends, Brown arranged to be shipped in a small box to the Philadelphia Anti-Slavery Society. Although his voyage was rough, he remained determined to succeed. Henry "Box" Brown's escape to freedom became a well known story and inspiration to others. It also became the basis for his act as a performer in the free world.

        Resurrection of Henry "Box" Brown

        A drawing showing Henry "Box" Brown emerging from his box.

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        Henry "Box" Brown

        An actor portraying Henry "Box" Brown and his box.

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        Narrative of the Life of Henry "Box" Brown

        A photograph of the book that recounts Henry "Box" Brown's story.

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        Representation of Henry's Box

        A drawing of the box that Henry "Box" Brown traveled in.

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        Henry "Box" Brown's Escape

        An image from the program that shows what Henry "Box" Brown's box may have looked like.

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