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
This is a picture of a captured fugitive slave. He is on his knee with chains on his ankles and wrists, below him is a banner saying "Am i not a man and a brother". This is a picture to show that innocent men and women were being captured and treated badly because of the color of their skin. This picture is to remind people and show people that he is a man just like evreyone else.