Harriet Tubman Called "Moses" for her work in transporting thousands of slaves northward via the Underground Railroad.  If I could only do such work...

Harriet TubmanTubman led in helping slaves escape using the Underground Railroad. A runaway slave herself, Tubman brought her family and more than 300 slaves to freedom.

Harriet  Tubman, an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Born into slavery.

In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War.

I will not be paralyzed by fear! Too many before me have stopped when a tyrant came. I will look fear in the eye

"We will not be paralyzed by fear." Harriet Tubman led over 700 slaves to freedom. Watch this video about why she (and other women like her) are true beauty!

Her Highness Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Picture Gallery

Harriet Tubman portrait colorized. C. 1885

1820 - A fugitive slave who, at great peril to herself, helped nearly 300 slaves escape the South via the Underground Railroad, she was also a Civil War spy and nurse; a promoter of education, though illiterate; and a campaigner for women's suffrage.

Harriet Tubman marries John Tubman. In 1844 at the age of 25, she married John Tubman, a free African American who did not share her dream.Since she was a slave, she knew there could be a chance that she could be sold and her marriage would be split apart. Harriet dreamed of traveling north. There, she would be free and would not have to worry about having her marriage split up by the slave trade. She said she would go by herself. He told her that if she ran off, he would tell her master.

HARRIET AND JOHN TUBMAN: 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 age in photo is about 30 years.

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Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five yea