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Underground railroad

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Joshua Reed and Lura Maria Giddings collection

Identifier: L332
Scope and Contents The collection includes Joshua Giddings' letters to his daughter, wife, and other members of his family, written from Washington, D. C. (1840-1858) and Montreal, Canada (1862-1864), journals and diaries of Lura Maria Giddings (1858-1870), Lura's biography of her father, the memoirs of Joshua Giddings, and family photographs.
Dates: 1799-1870

Lena M. Hiatt, Wayne County, Indiana photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP073
Identifier: SP073
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Lena M. Hiatt in Wayne County, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1931 regarding places, buildings, and some objects in Richmond, Indiana and a couple of images of Centerville and other towns.
Dates: circa 1900-1931

Luther A. Donnell court record

 Collection — Folder S3480
Identifier: S3480
Scope and Contents This collection includes a document from the 1848 spring term of the Decatur County Circuit Court in Indiana regarding the grand jury indictment of Luther A. Donnell for knowingly encouraging and assisting Amanda, a fugitive slave from Kentucky, in deserting her "master and owner," George Ray, on November 5, 1847. The indictment has several signatures, including those of prosecuting attorney J. S. Scobey, jury foreman A.R. Forsyth, and witnesses Woodson Clark (the reported slave catcher and...
Dates: 1848

Violet E. Toph "The People's History of Ripley County" and "Stephen S. Harding" manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2474
Scope and Contents This collection contains Violet Toph's typewritten manuscript, "The People's History of Ripley County, Indiana". She collected historical information about Ripley County over many years and she compiled the information into one volume in 1948. The collection includes a folder containing historical events and biographical sketches separate from the manuscript. Miss Toph also collected information about Stephen S. Harding, a politician and abolitionist from Ripley County. Her...
Dates: 1936-1948

Washington County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S276
Identifier: S0276
Scope and Contents Oliver Q. Trueblood wrote this four-page typed article, which was published in the Republican Leader, Salem, Indiana, on October 30, 1931.
Dates: 1931