Moses Sawyer tintype photograph   Save
Moses Sawyer tintype photograph
Description: Gem-size tintype portrait depicting Moses Sawyer of North Weare, New Hampshire, who concealed fugitive slaves escaping to freedom in Canada on the Underground Railroad. This tintype was sent to Wilbur H. Siebert by Ellen R. Smith, Moses's daughter. Siebert (1866-1961) began researching the Underground Railroad in the 1890s as a way to interest his students in history. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL03081
Subjects: Underground Railroad--New Hampshire; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights; Abolitionists--New Hampshire
Places: North Weare (New Hampshire)