In the book’s introduction, the authors explain Cincinnati’s unique position in the Underground Railroad stating, “The Ohio River (or as some people called it, the River Jordan) signified both freedom and slavery simultaneously.”
“This bookseeks to document and illustrate the story from a variety of perspectives by examining specific individuals, neighborhoods, organizations, and businesses,”
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Cincinnati’s Underground Railroad
by Richard Cooper and Dr. Eric R. Jackson
Images of America Series
128 pages/ softcover
Available: March 10, 2014