From Ohio History Central
Reproduction of a photograph depicting the Oberlin Rescuers at the Cuyahoga County Jail in April 1859. These twenty men were arrested upon attempting to free an alleged slave from his captors. The event became known as the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue. 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.
Ohio Historical Society MSS 116 AV, AL03156 from the William H. Siebert Collection.
(Reusing this file)
Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.
|current||19:04, 24 April 2013||450 × 321 (33 KB)||Maintenance script||Importing image file|
- You cannot overwrite this file.
- Edit this file using an external application (See the setup instructions for more information)