Underground Railroad Sculpture (Oberlin, OH)

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Title

Underground Railroad Sculpture (Oberlin, OH)

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Abolitionists--United States
Antislavery movements--United States
Fugitive slaves--United States
Midwestern United States
Public art
Public sculpture
Underground Railroad

Subject (Object Type)
Commemorative sculpture

Description

Railroad tracks emerge from the ground, reaching upward. This sculpture commemorates Oberlin's role in the Underground Railroad. Cameron Armstrong (then a senior at Oberlin College) created the sculpture in 1977 as part of a class art project.

Creator

Armstrong, Cameron, 1956-

Source

Photograph from Oberlin College.

Date

1977

Contributor

The Oberlin Class of 1977.

Rights

Oberlin College, 38 E. College Street, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Visual Arts-Sculpture

Coverage

Talcott Hall, 2 S. Professor Street, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074, United States

Bibliographic Citation

"Underground Railroad Statue." Oberlin College. Accessed April 30, 2021, https://www.oberlin.edu/underground-railroad-sculpture.

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Sculpture

Physical Dimensions

Unknown

Citation

Armstrong, Cameron, 1956-, “Underground Railroad Sculpture (Oberlin, OH),” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed May 16, 2021, http://slaverymonuments.org/items/show/1220.

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