They will be presenting Sunday, October 13, from 5:00-6:00 P.M. at the Cedar Rapids Barnes & Noble. Please stop by if you are able! In the meantime, join our Facebook event. We can't wait to see you there!
Praise for Necessary Courage
"For far too long, Underground Railroad histories have ignored the important role that Iowa played in the fight to end slavery. In a nice overview, Soike tells the stories of those individuals—enslaved and free, black and white, male and female—who had the 'necessary courage' to prevail against the tragedy of slavery."—Deanda Johnson, Midwest regional manager, National Park Service's Network to Freedom
Necessary Courage: Iowa's Underground Railroad in the Struggle against Slavery, by Lowell J. Soike