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Fugitive slaves photograph
Description: The group of fugitive slaves seen here escaped to freedom in Canada on the Underground Railroad and took up residence in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Their names are listed from left to right as, back row: Mrs. Hunt, Mansfield Smith, Mrs. Seymour; front row: Stevenson, Johnson. 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: AL03237
Subjects: Fugitive slaves; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights; Underground Railroad
Places: Windsor, Ontario (Canada)