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RUSSIA: CONVICTS, c1885.
Three escaped Russian convicts standing in a field in Siberia. Photographed c1885.
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RUNAWAY SLAVE HUNT, c1860.
'Shooting Scene.' A group of mounted pursuers and their hounds have treed a runaway slave in the American south. Wood engraving, c1860.
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LOUISIANA: FUGITIVE SLAVES.
Escaped slaves hiding under a lean-to in the swamps of Louisiana. Wood engraving by James L. Langridge, c1873.
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ELLEN CRAFT (b.1826).
American fugitive from slavery. Wood engraving, English, 1851.
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PEOPLE.
Dutch Guyana Etchings from the 18th century Military action against settlements of fugitive Maroons in the jungle Dutch soldiers are crossing a river - etching - around 1800.
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PEOPLE.
Federal Republic of Germany Berlin: fugitive family from East Germany eating thier first meal in West Germany - Photographer: Herbert Hoffmann - 1953 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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HARPER'S WEEKLY, 1863.
A page from 'Harper's Weekly,' describing the story of Gordon, a runaway slave who joined the Union Army. Engraving, 4 July 1863.
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ABRAHAM (c1790-?).
An African-American slave interpreter who escaped to live with the Muskogee Seminole Native Americans in Florida and later served as an interpreter between the Seminoles and the U.S. Army. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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SLAVE HUNT, 19th CENTURY.
A slave hunt in the American South. Wood engraving, English, 19th century.
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RUNAWAY SLAVE, 1840.
'Hunting slaves with dogs and guns.' Engraving from the American Anti-Slavery Almanac, 1840.
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JAMAICA: RUNAWAY SLAVE.
Leonard Parkinson, active c1795, the Jamaican runaway slave turned guerilla leader. Steel engraving, 19th century.
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CARIBBEAN SLAVERY, c1800.
A maroon or runaway slave on a Caribbean Island. Engraving, c1800.
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SLAVERY: BELL RACK.
Contraption used by an Alabama slave owner to guard a runaway slave. The rack was topped by a bell which rang when the runaway attempted to escape. It was attached around the neck with a belt that passed through the loop at the bottom to hold the iron rod firmly to the waist of the wearer. Photographed by Russell Mobile in c1937-38.
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SLAVE: FUGITIVE SLAVE AD.
Typefounder's cut used in advertisements for fugitive slaves.
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SLAVE ADVERTISEMENT, 1793.
Newspaper advertisement for a runaway slave, Arch, inserted by Ignatius Davis of Fredericktown, Maryland on 24 June 1793.
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ELLEN CRAFT (b.1826).
American fugitive from slavery. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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SLAVE ADVERTISEMENT, 1750.
Advertisement from the Boston 'Gazette,' 2 October 1750, offering a reward for the return of Crispus Attucks who was to be the first to fall in the Boston Massacre twenty years later.
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WILLIAM H. BONNEY
(1859-1881). Known as Billy the Kid. American desperado. Billy the Kid is shot dead by Sheriff Pat Garrett in a darkened room at the Maxwell ranch, near Fort Sumner, New Mexico, on the night of 14 July 1881. Wood engraving from Garrett's 'An Authentic Life of Billy the Kid,' 1882.
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CLEMENS: HUCK FINN.
Drawing by Edward Windsor Kemble for the 1885 American edition of Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.'
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FUGITIVE SLAVES, c1862.
The Ride for Liberty, The Fugitive Slaves. Oil by Eastman Johnson, c1862.
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NOBLE: M. GARNER, 1867.
A runaway slave, Margaret Garner, threatened with the return to her former condition under the Fugitive Slave Act, attempts to kill her children rather than have them returned to slavery. Pencil sketch for a painting by Thomas Satterwhite Noble, 1867.
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CLEMENS: HUCK FINN.
Drawing by Edward Windsor Kemble for the 1885 American edition of Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.'
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SEMINOLES: BLACK SCOUT.
Pompey Factor, who served in the Seminole Negro Indian Scout unit of the U.S. Army in the 1870s and received the Medal of Honor for heroism. Photographed in his eighties, c1925.
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WILLIAM CRAFT.
American fugitive slave. Wood engraving, English, 1851.
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HISTORY.
Scandal of Banca Romana, Cuciniello Vincent, director of the Bank of Naples, being arrested as he was fleeing dressed as a priest, January 22, 1893, by Dante Paolucci, drawing. Italy, 19th century. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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DECORATIVE ARTS.
Louis XV style carved and gilt beech cabriolet armchair, France, 18th century Full credit: De Agostini / J. M. Zuber / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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RUNAWAY WEDDING, c1800.
One of several blacksmith's shops at Gretna Greene, a village in Scotland on the English border, famous for performing runaway weddings. Line engraving, c1800.
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SEMINOLES: BLACK SCOUTS.
Three Seminole Negro Indian scouts for the U.S. Army, who served as trackers during the Native American wars of the late-19th century.
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JEFFERSON: RUNAWAY SLAVE.
Announcement issued by Thomas Jefferson for a reward for a runaway slave, 14 September 1769.
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FUGITIVE SLAVE.
19th century typefounder's cut used in advertisements for fugitive slaves.
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MARIA WEEMS (1840-?).
American fugitive slave. Maria Weems escaping in male attire. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW.
A slaveholder is riding Daniel Webster while William Lloyd Garrison protects a black woman in this comment on the Fugitive Slave Law. Lithograph cartoon, 1851.
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JOHN W.BOOTH (1835-1865).
The discovery of John Wilkes Booth in a barn belonging to Richard Garrett near Bowling Green, Virginia, on 26 April 1865. Lithograph, 19th century.
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BLACK EXODUS, 1880.
The black migration from the South to points north and west, including Kansas, compared to the 'old style' exodus of a runaway slave (inset). Wood engraving, American, 1880.
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FUGITIVE SLAVES.
Twenty-eight fugitive slaves escaping from the Eastern Shore of Maryland before the American Civil War. Wood engraving, American, 1872.
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HENRY BIBB (1815-1854).
American fugitive slave and abolitionist.
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NAT TURNER (1800-1831).
American slave leader with his confederates in conference. Steel engraving, 1863, after Felix O.C. Darley.
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SEMINOLE WAR, 1830s.
White settlers being massacred by blacks and Seminoles during the Seminole War of 1835-36: contemporary wood engraving.
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RELIGIOUS FUGITIVES.
Fugitives for conscience sake (Huguenots or Walloons) leaving the Flemish coast for America, early 17th century. Steel engraving, English, 1880, after a painting by Charles Joseph Staniland.
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CHIEF BILLY BOWLEGS.
Bowlegs (born 1810),second from right, with his Seminole delegation and their African American interpreter, Abraham (center rear), in New York City, 1853. Contemporary engraving.
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