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The reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Mr Coffin and his wife aided more than 3000 slaves in their flight

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Title
The reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Mr Coffin and his wife aided more than 3000 slaves in their flight
Collection

The underground railroad from slavery to freedom

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: Macmillan
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 326.973F-S (Siebert, W. H. Underground railroad from slavery to freedom)
Topics
Underground Railroad
Fugitive slaves
Abolitionists
Coffin, Levi, 1798-1877
Genres
Illustrations
Portraits
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR9025201-B
Barcode: 3343303478887
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11675784
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 60f5f480-0044-0130-5f37-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "The reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Mr Coffin and his wife aided more than 3000 slaves in their flight" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ff52-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "The reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Mr Coffin and his wife aided more than 3000 slaves in their flight" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ff52-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). The reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Mr Coffin and his wife aided more than 3000 slaves in their flight Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ff52-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Mr Coffin and his wife aided more than 3000 slaves in their flight