This blog page is being used by Belthorne Design Studios to share research information relating to US History from 1850 to 1900 and any other fantastic graphic design creations. Final quilt piece information can be found at the Quilting a Nation page (please click link to the right).
Fugitive Slave Act Isabella Peterson and Lara Tucker Karens class
this is a picture of a colored women plunging into a river saving her from slave catchers and kidnappers that are trying to catch her. this picture was made in the 1850s giving a example of the fugitive slave act and what would happen.