Fugitive Slaves from Maryland,1850s
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).
William Still, The Underground Railroad (Philadelphia, 1872), facing p. 102. (Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library)
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