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Thomas Thorne portrait
Description: Portrait of Thomas Thorne (b. 1809), who worked with his wife Mary C. Thorne to aid fugitive slaves to freedom in Canada on the Underground Railroad. 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: AL03126
Subjects: Underground Railroad--Ohio; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights; Prints
Places: Greene County (Ohio)