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William Wells Brown
Photo of William Still
The first AME church in Indianapolis, the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Slaves using Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin 1790s
Slave Coffle, Near Paris, Kentucky, 1850s
An eye-witness account of the scene depicted in this illustration the scene described is of "about forty men, all chained together. . . . Behind them were about thirty women, in double rank, the couples tied hand to hand...."
Slave Catcher warning
Scarred backside of fugitive slave. Taken in 1862 at a Union Army camp. Man's name was either Peter or Gordon.
Sarah Frances Shaw Graves