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Rutherford B. Hayes photograph
Description: As a young man, President Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822-1893) was an agent of the Underground Railroad in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. This cabinet card is from Baker's Art Gallery. The image was collected by Ohio State University professor Wilbur H. Siebert (1866-1961). Siebert began researching the Underground Railroad in the 1890s as a way to interest his students in history. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL03128
Subjects: Presidents--United States; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)