It’s Chicago vs. New York, With a Nod to Fred Merkle - The New York Times. Dan Barry //(A baseball card of the Cubs' Johnny Evers. Credit American Tobacco Company/ Benjamin K. Edwards Collection, Library of Congress )
Fugitive slave Anthony Burns, whose arrest and trial under the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 touched off riots and protests by abolitionists and citizens of Boston in the spring of 1854. (Library of Congress) A bust portrait of the twenty-four-year-old Burns, surrounded by scenes from his life."Drawn by Barry from a daguereotype [sic] by Whipple and Black.