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"Moses" Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, standing with hands on back of a chair

An Old time schooner.
Photo shows the schooner Hattie Hutt - built in Saugatuck, MI., 1873, wrecked 1929; a Great Lakes vessel). Source: Charles Seavey, 2015)

Jonathan Walker in 1848 from an engraving in the book, Trial and imprisonment of Jonathan Walker: at Pensacola, Florida, for aiding slaves to escape from bondage published the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society in Boston

Engraving published as frontpiece of book "Trial and imprisonment of Jonathan Walker: at Pensacola, Florida, for aiding slaves to escape from bondage." Published Boston, at the Anti-Slavery Society Office, 25 Cornhill, 1848

1845 daguerreotype of Walker's branded hand by photographers, Southworth & Hawes.

The Branded Hand of Captain Jonathan Walker sixth-plate by Southworth and Hawes, 1845. The inscription on the back of the case reads: "This Daguerreotype was taken by Southworth Aug. 1845 it is a copy of Captain Jonathan Walker's hand as branded by…

Am I not a Man and a Brother?

This source exemplifies he collective abolitionist idea that slaves are men and humans too. Followed by a verse by J.G. Whittier, it shows a man kneeling asking for freedom.

Joint Resolution submitting 13th Amendment to States

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Resolution of the 13th Amendment, submitted and signed by Abraham Lincoln, as well as being signed by Congress.

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Abraham Lincoln and his Emancipation Proclamation

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Stylized text of the Emancipation Proclamation which was issued by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 and freed slaves in the Confederacy.

Declaration of the Anti-slavery Convention

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This text shows how abolitionists were spreading there message and what they were trying to accomplish.

Excerpts from The Khalifate of the West: being a general description of Morocco

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Originally from, Edmund Sturge, a Quaker and advocate for abolition.The letter in Donald Mackenzie's book addressed Sturge's plea to the Sultan of Morocco to outlaw slavery in the region.