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James L. Thompson portrait
Description: Hand-drawn portrait of James L. Thompson (1804-1886), who kept a station on the Underground Railroad with his wife, Sally, northwest of Salem in Washington County, Indiana. 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: AL03013
Subjects: Siebert, Wilbur Henry, 1866-1961; Underground Railroad--Indiana; Thompson, James L., 1804-1886; Abolitionists--Indiana--History; Thompson, Sally, 1805-1891
Places: Salem (Indiana); Washington County (Indiana)