Henry Ward Beecher was a prominent, theologically liberal American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and speaker in the mid to late 19th century.

Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher was a prominent, theologically liberal American Congregationalist clergyman, social…

John Brown's Fort (the engine house) from John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry. Brown led a group of 21 men in a raid on the Arsenal on October 16, 1859 in order to initiate a slave uprising throughout the South. The raid was unsuccessful but was a catalyst for the Civil War.

John Brown's Fort in Harpers Ferry

John Brown's Fort (the engine house) from John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry. Brown led a group of 21…

Militant American abolitionist, tried to forceably liberate the slaves, hung for treason.

John Brown

Militant American abolitionist, tried to forceably liberate the slaves, hung for treason.

(1800-1859) American abolitionist famous for the Pottawatomie Massacre, Bleeding Kansas, and the raid of Harper's Ferry.

John Brown

(1800-1859) American abolitionist famous for the Pottawatomie Massacre, Bleeding Kansas, and the raid…

John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859) was an American abolitionist who advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to end all slavery. He led the Pottawatomie Massacre in 1856 in Bleeding Kansas and the unsuccessful raid at Harpers Ferry in 1859.

John Brown

John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859) was an American abolitionist who advocated and practiced…

John Brown (1800 – 1859) was an American abolitionist who advocated and practiced armed insurrection to end slavery. He played an integral part in making Kansas a free state. However, he was unsuccessful in the raid at Harpers Ferry in 1859.

John Brown

John Brown (1800 – 1859) was an American abolitionist who advocated and practiced armed insurrection…

Famous clergyman and abolitionist.

Robert Collyer

Famous clergyman and abolitionist.

Orator and lecturer. Anna Dickinson is also known for being an abolitionist for women's rights.

Anna E. Dickinson

Orator and lecturer. Anna Dickinson is also known for being an abolitionist for women's rights.

(1818-1895) African American abolitionist who was the first African American leader of national stature in the United States

Frederick Douglass

(1818-1895) African American abolitionist who was the first African American leader of national stature…

Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, February 14, 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an American abolitionist, editor, orator, author, statesman and reformer.

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, February 14, 1818 – February 20,…

(1805-1879) Journalist and early abolitionist who also fought for prohibition and Women's Rights

William L. Garrison

(1805-1879) Journalist and early abolitionist who also fought for prohibition and Women's Rights

"William Lloyd Garrison was a leading abolitionist."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

William Lloyd Garrison

"William Lloyd Garrison was a leading abolitionist."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

A United States aboliionist, journalist and social reformer.

William Lloyd Garrison

A United States aboliionist, journalist and social reformer.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 - May 9, 1911) was an American minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 - May 9, 1911) was an American minister, author, abolitionist,…

An American abolitionist, social activist and poet.

Julia Ward Howe

An American abolitionist, social activist and poet.

Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet most famous as the author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic."

Julia Ward Howe

Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 - October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist,…

American political leader and orator.

Robert J. Ingersoll

American political leader and orator.

"Fascimile of handling of the 'Liberator.'"—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

liberator

"Fascimile of handling of the 'Liberator.'"—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

United States writer, diplomat, and abolitionist.

James Russell Lowell

United States writer, diplomat, and abolitionist.

(1819-1891) American poet, critic, essayist, orator and diplomat most famous for The Vision of Sir Launfal.

James Russell Lowell

(1819-1891) American poet, critic, essayist, orator and diplomat most famous for The Vision of Sir Launfal.

"Wendell Phillips was an anti-slavery orator."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Wendell Phillips

"Wendell Phillips was an anti-slavery orator."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Mrs. Stanton was an early women's rights activist and abolitionist of slavery.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Mrs. Stanton was an early women's rights activist and abolitionist of slavery.

An abolitionist, and writer of more than 10 books. Her most famous piece was <em>Uncle Tom's Cabin</em> which describes life in slavery.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

An abolitionist, and writer of more than 10 books. Her most famous piece was Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 &ndash; July 1, 1896) was an American author and abolitionist, whose novel <em>Uncle Tom's Cabin</em> (1852) attacked the cruelty of slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the U.S. and Britain.

Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American author and abolitionist,…

Henry David Thoreau (born David Henry Thoreau; July 12, 1817 &ndash; May 6, 1862) was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, sage writer and philosopher. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (born David Henry Thoreau; July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American author,…

"John G. Whittier was an abolitionist."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

John G. Whittier

"John G. Whittier was an abolitionist."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Quaker poet and abolitionist of slavery.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Quaker poet and abolitionist of slavery.