Subtitle: Bloomerism and Slavery.
Title: Voice of the Fugitive - August 12, 1852
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)
The writer briefly relates the story of a female fugitive slave who escaped slavery by dressing as a man.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; Slavery--women; United States--History--19th century
Keywords: Canada; female; fugitive; Galena; Illinois; Mississippi; refugee; women
People: Fountain, Malinda; Orn, Richard Evan
Publication type: editorials; Newspapers