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Samuel and Jane Harper photograph
Description: Samuel and Jane Harper were members of a party of slaves conducted from slavery in Missouri to freedom in Canada by the famous abolitionist John Brown during the winter of 1858-59. 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: AL03236
Subjects: Fugitive slaves; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights
Places: Windsor, Ontario (Canada)