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Solomon Northup (1808–1863)

Born a free man in New York, Northup was drugged and kidnapped in Washington, D.C. in 1841 and sold into slavery there. He was soon taken with other slaves by ship to New Orleans and sold into further slavery. He eventually came into contact with a Canadian abolitionist, who was able to notify his family of his whereabouts. In 1853, after the ... See full bio »

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1984

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 2013 12 Years a Slave (based on "Twelve Years a Slave" by)
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series) (book "Twelve Years A Slave" - 1 episode)
- Solomon Northup's Odyssey (1984) ... (book "Twelve Years A Slave")

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