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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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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.

Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Slavery
Topics
Michigan
Canada
Fugitive slaves
Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.)
Genres
Photographs
Type of Resource
Still image
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

  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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. (From an engraving in possession of C.M. Burton, Esq., of Detroit.)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://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. (From an engraving in possession of C.M. Burton, Esq., of Detroit.)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 23, 2017. http://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. 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.) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-5238-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.)