E.L. Sebring portrait
Description: Photographic reproduction of a tintype depicting Edward L. Sebring (1839?-1905), who worked with Jason Bull to aid fugitive slaves escaping to freedom in Canada from Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, to the next safe station. The image was collected by Ohio State University professor Wilbur H. Siebert (1866-1961). Siebert began researching the Underground Railroad in the 1890s as a way to interest his students in history. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: 2000
Subjects: Underground Railroad -- Ohio; Ohio History -- Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)