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Jerusha Leach photograph
Description: Jerusha Leach (1787-1875) was the daughter of Abisha and Patience Wood Leach. She married Elijah Bird in March, 1808. This photograph was taken by P.R. Read when Jerusha was 80 years old. She kept a station on the Underground Railroad in Taunton, Massachusetts. The cabinet card was sent to Wilbur H. Siebert by M. Emma Burt for use in his research on the Underground Railroad. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL03044
Subjects: Underground Railroad--Massachusetts; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights; Underground Railroad--Women
Places: Taunton (Massachusetts); Bristol County (Massachusetts)