The descendants of Solomon Northrup, author of the memoir, Twelve Years a Slave

The descendants of Solomon Northrup, author of the memoir, Twelve Years a Slave

In the picture above is the actual grave of Solomon Northup's father's grave. His name was Mitus Northup. Mitus took the name of his previous owners name. Mitus was later freed when his owner passed away, so when Solomon was born he was born into freedom. Among the many interesting things about his father is the fact that he was able to vote like any other white male from that time.

In the picture above is the actual grave of Solomon Northup's father's grave. His name was Mitus Northup. Mitus took the name of his previous owners name. Mitus was later freed when his owner passed away, so when Solomon was born he was born into freedom. Among the many interesting things about his father is the fact that he was able to vote like any other white male from that time.

This is the actual home where Samuel Bass and Solomon Northup worked on together, during 1852, at the Edwin Epps plantation in Louisiana.

This is the actual home where Samuel Bass and Solomon Northup worked on together, during 1852, at the Edwin Epps plantation in Louisiana.

12 Years a Slave

How the New York Times covered “12 Years a Slave’s” Solomon Northup in 1853

Anatomy of a Scene: Solomon Northup Chained in ’12 Years a Slave’

Anatomy of a Scene: Solomon Northup Chained in ’12 Years a Slave’

Nos Estados Unidos antes da guerra, Solomon Northup , um homem negro livre do estado de Nova York, é sequestrado e vendido como escravidão.

Nos Estados Unidos antes da guerra, Solomon Northup , um homem negro livre do estado de Nova York, é sequestrado e vendido como escravidão.

Twelve Years a Slave (Norton Critical Editions)

Twelve Years a Slave (Norton Critical Editions)

This Norton Critical Edition of Solomon Northup’s harrowing autobiography is based on the 1853 first edition. It is accompanied by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

12 Yıllık Esaret - Solomon Northup

12 Yıllık Esaret - Solomon Northup

Solomon Northup

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