Rutherford B. Hayes photograph

Baker's Art Gallery (Photographer)1880-1889

Ohio History Connection

Ohio History Connection
Columbus, United States

As a young man, President Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822-1893) was an agent of the Underground Railroad in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. This cabinet card is from Baker's Art Gallery. 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.


  • Title: Rutherford B. Hayes photograph
  • Creator: Baker's Art Gallery (Photographer)
  • Date: 1880-1889
  • Location: Cincinnati (Ohio)
  • Subject Keywords: Presidents -- United States, Ohio History -- Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights
  • Contributor: Ohio History Connection
  • Rights: Online access is provided for research purposes only. For rights and reproduction requests or more information, go to http://www.ohiohistory.org/images/information
  • External Link: http://www.ohiomemory.org/cdm/ref/collection/p267401coll32/id/10493

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