Wanted!

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Title

Wanted!

Subject

Underground Railroad

Description

When slaves would runaway, bounty hunters would run after them and capture them for the reward money. Slaves were very valuable to the masters of the plantations because they provided free labor. Some people posed as conductors in safe houses to trap the runaway slaves.

Source

Underground Railroad Museum

Publisher

Director Kristina Estle

Format

Wanted Ad

Type

Paper

Files

DSCN6932.JPG

Reference

Wanted!, Director Kristina Estle

Cite As

“Wanted!,” A Glimpse Through the Underground Railroad Museum, accessed July 2, 2022, https://ugrrm.omeka.net/items/show/47.

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