Fugitive Slaves from Maryland,1850s

Description

Caption, Twenty Eight Fugitives Escaping From the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Still was the son of fugitive slaves and headed the underground railroad in Philadelphia through the 1850s (information provided by Phil Lapsansky, Library Company of Philadelphia).

Source

William Still, The Underground Railroad (Philadelphia, 1872), facing p. 102. (Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

NW0260

Spatial Coverage

North America--Maryland

Citation

"Fugitive Slaves from Maryland,1850s ", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed October 15, 2021, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1258
Caption, Twenty Eight Fugitives Escaping From the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  Still was the son of fugitive slaves and headed the underground railroad in Philadelphia through the 1850s (information provided by Phil Lapsansky, Library Company of Philadelphia).
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