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William Still (1821–1902)

Still, William. An American philanthropist and antislavery advocate, of African descent; born in Shamony, in 1821; died in 1902. He was chairman and secretary of the Philadelphia branch of the famous “underground railroad” of 1851–61, and wrote out the narratives of escaping slaves, which constitute the only full account of this organization. His works include: ‘The Underground Railroad’ (1878); ‘Voting and Laboring’; and ‘Struggle for the Rights of the Colored People of Philadelphia.’