"Seeking Freedom," Sara Lucy Bagby, Judge Daniel Tilden and the Fugitive Slave Law

Presented by Bodwin Theatre Company and Kulture Kids at Online/Virtual Space

May 01 2021
"Seeking Freedom," Sara Lucy Bagby, Judge Daniel Tilden and the Fugitive Slave Law

This video, produced by Bodwin Theatre Company and Kulture Kids, tells the story of Sara Bagby, the last fugitive from slavery to be captured and returned to the South before the Civil War, by order of Cleveland Judge Daniel Tilden.

On May 1st, watch the premier of this video at Cleveland Public Theatre’s Station Hope celebration. This video tells the story of Sara Bagby the last fugitive of southern slavery, ordered to be retuned to Virginia, prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. The order for her return to slavery was issued in accordance with the federal Fugitive Slave Law by Cleveland Judge Daniel Tilden, an abolitionist when representing Ohio residents in the United States Congress.  This video offers a

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  • May 1, 2021 at 08:00 pm (Sat)

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