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The Detroit River, at Detroit, Michigan, in 1850, the favorite place for fugitives to cross into Canada: From an engraving in possession of C.M. Burton, Esq., of Detroit

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Title
The Detroit River, at Detroit, Michigan, in 1850, the favorite place for fugitives to cross into Canada: From an engraving in possession of C.M. Burton, Esq., of Detroit
Collection

Slavery

Underground Railroad

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1857 - 1997 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Slavery
Topics
Slavery -- United States
Slaves -- Social conditions
Slave trade -- United States
Underground Railroad
Michigan
Canada
Fugitive slaves
Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.)
Genres
Illustrations
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16104370
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4025d0c0-c6f6-012f-e773-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The Detroit River, at Detroit, Michigan, in 1850, the favorite place for fugitives to cross into Canada" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857 - 1997. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-5238-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The Detroit River, at Detroit, Michigan, in 1850, the favorite place for fugitives to cross into Canada" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 19, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-5238-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1857 - 1997). The Detroit River, at Detroit, Michigan, in 1850, the favorite place for fugitives to cross into Canada Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-5238-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Detroit River, at Detroit, Michigan, in 1850, the favorite place for fugitives to cross into Canada