A Waukesha editor recalls the underground railroad
Reminiscences of the Busy Life of Chauncey C. Olin
Olin was the proprietor of the Waukesha Freeman, one of the state's most radical abolitionist newspapers, before the Civil War. In this memoir he recalls the anti-slavery activities in Waukesha and Milwaukee, the founding of the Wisconsin underground railroad network, the escapes of Caroline Quarlls and Joshua Glover, and the speaking tour of anti-slavery activist Lewis Washington. This book contains one of the only known photographs of Quarlls, following page XXII.
Wisconsin in the Civil War Era|
Abolition and Other Reforms
The Civil War Home Front
|Creator: ||Olin, Chauncey C., b. 1817.
|Pub Data: ||Pages i-lxxv in: A Complete Record of the John Olin Family ... (Indianapolis: Baker-Randolph Co., 1893). WHS Library CS71 O46 1893
|Citation: ||Olin, Chauncey C. )."Reminiscences of the busy life of Chauncey C. Olin" pp. i-lxxv in: A Complete Record of the John Olin Family ... (Indianapolis: Baker-Randolph Co., 1893). Online facsimile at http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1557
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