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Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, June 17, 1865

Roy Davis & Audrey Ann1865

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Cincinnati, United States

This popular newspaper of the Civil War era shows a scene of slaves escaping "among the tropical scenery" of Wilimington, NC to the protection of Union soldiers, via a boat on the Cape Fear River.

Details

  • Title: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, June 17, 1865
  • Creator: Roy Davis & Audrey Ann
  • Date: 1865
  • Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Subject Keywords: African Americans--Pictorial works., Slavery--United States., Periodical illustrations--1860-1870.
  • Rights: All rights reserved by National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

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