Undiscovered Photo of Harriet Tubman

 

Tucked into a rare. almost disintegrated, album’s last page is a previously unknown photo of one of American history’s great figures: abolitionist Harriet Tubman, in what’s believed to be the earliest photo of her in existence.

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 Photo Credit: Shawn Miller

Photo Credit: Shawn Miller