Fifty years after his trial for assaulting a federal officer, a personal interview from decades past provides an intimate look into this well-known draft-evader, his thoughts and his family.
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Sold like a draft animal in 1793, Chloe Cooley's horrific ordeal set into motion a series of events that would eventually result in the elimination of slavery in British North America.
Our executive director travels to several European scenes that were featured in a pair of our 2019 stories, and visits the locations where Western New Yorkers made history.
Scottish immigrant-turned-reformer, William Lyon Mackenzie, attempted to effect changes in Upper Canada's government by attempting to set up his own country--with a little help from the neighbors.