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The Harriet Tubman Institute

The Harriet Tubman Institute

Harriet Tubman (c. 1820-1913)

The Harriet Tubman Institute at York University (www.info.tubman.yorku.ca) is part of an international network of research centres committed to a greater understanding of the history of slavery and its legacy. The Institute fosters debate, informs public policy and strives to resolve current social injustices. Digital archiving technology enables the preservation of documents and other materials for easy access to historical records. The Institute is named after Harriet Tubman (c. 1820-1913), liberator of her people, feminist, and humanist.