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Slave vs Master - National Anti-Slavery Standard - September 1, 1842

A good deal of excitement existed among our citizens last Sunday and Monday, and especially among the colored population, in consequence of the arrest, detention, and examination of a negro slave, brought to this place by his master, last Saturday evening, from the Falls.

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Daring Attempt and Successful Escape of a Slave - August 20, 1853

Daring Attempt and Successful Escape of a Slave – another bold Stroke for Freedom.

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The Riot at Niagara Falls - National Anti-Slavery Standard - July 29, 1847

A very unpleasant and disgraceful circumstance took place here on our arrival, which disturbed the whole village.

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