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Harriet Tubman's Likely Birth Record

A document showing that Anthony Thompson paid $2 to a midwife for Rit, Tubman's mother, on March 15, 1822. This date coincides with Tubman’s likely birth date.

Harriet Tubman Highway Marker

Marker text: Harriett Tubman 1820-1913 The "Moses of her People," Harriett Tubman of the Bucktown District found freedom from herself and some three hundred other slaves who she led North. In the Civil War she served the Union Army as a nurse,…

Underground Railroad, Routes of the Fugitive Slave to Canada. Adapted from W. H. Siebert map. History of the State of New York, edited by A.C. Flick

Map of New York with known and probable routes on the Underground Railroad. Includes major cities in New York and cities in Canada on Lake Ontario.

Twenty-eight fugitives escaping from the Eastern Shore of Maryland

A wood engraving of fugitive slaves in Maryland from William Still's The Underground Railroad: a record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, &c., page 102.

The Underground Railroad

Map of the Eastern part of the United States with free states, slave states, and territories. Arrows show major avenues of escape. Widths of arrows indicate relative numbers of runaway slaves.

Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial (reduced version--Scripps College, Claremont, CA)

Portrait sculpture of Harriet Tubman based on the full-scale Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial in New York City.

Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial (New York City)

Over-life size portrait sculpture of Harriet Tubman. Signed by the artist: A. Saar, 2006. Foundry stamp: DS/Decker Studios.

Photograph of Harriet Tubman

Photograph of Harriet Tubman at age 89, seated with white shawl covering her head.

New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, Compiled and Drawn by Frank Arnold Gray

Scale 1:633,600. Map of Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia that shows drainage, canals, stations, cities and towns, counties, canals, roads completed, narrow gauge and proposed railroads with names of lines. Includes list of railroads.

Matte collodion print of Harriet Tubman

National Museum of African American History and Culture Online Catalog: “Matte collodion photograph of Harriet Tubman standing in an interior room setting. The full-length portrait shows Tubman facing the photographer in the middle of the frame with…