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Fugitive Slaves in Canada
Fugitive slaves in Canada
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...."
1769 Slave advertisment
Marker located at the corner of 2nd Street and Main Street in downtown Louisville.
Slaves using Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin 1790s
Fugitive slaves receiving assistance.
"Modern Medea," Margaret Garner with her slain child. From Harper's Weekly, May 18, 1867 by Thomas Noble.