1923 Centennial Illustrating Arrival of Runaway Slaves
@ University of Michigan. Libraries
DescriptionCarl Lindegren, driver of covered wagon with mule. Mrs. Frederick Gorton and unknown boy stand next to wagon, all in black face and period dress. According to the Ypsilanti Press, which contains this photo, it illustrates the arrival of runaway slaves in Ypsilanti through the underground railroad.
YHS images may be used for private scholarship or research. If you wish to use images for any commercial purpose please contact the Ypsilanti Historical Society.http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html