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George Latimer photograph
Description: George Latimer (1820-1896) was a fugitive slave who was purchased from his captors by friends in eastern Massachusetts in 1842. This cabinet card is from the Reed Studio in Lynn, Massachusetts. 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: AL03045
Subjects: Fugitive slaves; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights
Places: Lynn (Massachusetts); Essex County (Massachusetts)