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Austin History Center, Austin Public Library [PICA 13699]

Former Slaves In Texas

Texans who planned their escape had several options: they could hide in a city, they could walk north, or they could walk south to reach Mexico, where slavery had been abolished in 1829.

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Image ID: 02_057
Title: [Many former slaves settled in kinship clusters like this family.]
Location: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library [PICA 13699]
Subjects: African Americans
Families -- United States
Freedmen -- United States

Keywords: Fugitive Slaves - Texas
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