Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a
Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was born into a royal West African dynasty. Orphaned at a very young age, she later became Queen Victoria’s goddaughter and a celebrity for her extraordinary intelligence.
Harriet Tubman, circa from the photo album of Emily Howland a Quaker school teacher, recently acquired by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Library of Congress. Images provided by LOC/NMAAHC
The only photo held representing the likeness of Harriet's first husband, John Tubman, a free black man of Maryland, killed after Harriet's escape to freedom. Harriet's suspected age in this photo is about 30 years.
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Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made about thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.