Stone Collection: Volume 97 - Item 1
1. Lida Rose McCabe, “The Oberlin-Wellington Rescue: An Antislavery Crisis which Almost Precipitated the Civil War in 1859 through the Secession of the North,” Godey’s Magazine (October 1896): 361-76.
Account of the rescue of a fugitive slave from a slave-catcher by a group of thirty-seven white men followed by their trial for violating the Fugitive Slave Act. This article is illustrated with nine photographs, one of which is a picture of twenty defendants from Oberlin taken at the Cuyahoga County jail.