Owen Lovejoy and the Underground Railroad

Owen Muelder talked about Owen Lovejoy, a Republican U.S. Congressman from Illinois who served from 1857 until his death in 1864. He was an… read more

Owen Muelder talked about Owen Lovejoy, a Republican U.S. Congressman from Illinois who served from 1857 until his death in 1864. He was an abolitionist who openly used his home in Princeton, Illinois, as a stop on the Underground Railroad. Mr. Muelder responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was a noon meeting of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society commemorating African American History Month was held in the Rayburn House Office Building. It was co-sponsored by the Illinois State Society of Washington, D.C. and the Knox College Alumni Association of Washington, D.C. close

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Program ID:
304213-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 4, 2012
Last Aired:
May 2, 2012

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