Publisher: Open Hand Pub.; 1 edition (April 1992)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.7 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Sylvia Stark is a real tale of an African American pioneer. Sylvia was once free of slavery at age twelve and traveled the Oregon path by way of coated wagon to a California gold-mining city. In 1860, threatened by means of the Fugitive Slave Act and the Dred Scott choice, Sylvia's relatives and six hundred different African americans left California by way of send for British Columbia. The Starks settled on Salt Spring Island the place Sylvia lived to be one zero five. This attractive e-book is filled with old evidence, maps, illustrations and archival pictures.