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Rebecca Millhouse Cope portrait
Description: Reproduction of a portrait depicting Rebecca Millhouse Cope (b. 1808), who kept a station on the Underground Railroad with her husband Joseph in Smithfield in Jefferson County, Ohio. 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: AL03138
Subjects: Women abolitionists - Ohio; Underground Railroad; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights
Places: Smithfield (Ohio); Jefferson County (Ohio)