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Escape on the Underground Railroad

Content with her simple Quaker village life, Hannah Brown's world is shaken when she discovers a family secret and confronts a terrified runaway slave and the determined slave catcher fast on her trail. Her good friend, Sarah Smith only wants to study to be a doctor, until she meets a young orphan whose past, shattered by the evils of slavery, threatens to catch up with him.

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First women doctors in America

History Notes

Learn about Dr. Ann Preston, Dr. Rebecca Cole, and Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte and the Quaker medical school that trained them.

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