Seymour Finney barn site photograph   Save
Wilbur H. Siebert Collection
Description: Seymour Finney kept fugitive slaves in his barn in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. The Chamber of Commerce Building shown in this photograph is standing where the barn once stood. This photograph was taken by Abrams, ca. 1885-1900. The men in the photograph are not identified. 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: AL03078
Subjects: Underground Railroad--Michigan; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights
Places: Detroit (Michigan); Wayne County (Michigan)