Rebecca Fried

Student Historians
Rebecca Fried is a student at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC. She lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and is interested in studying history.

Elizabeth Riley (1791-1855)

Elizabeth Riley was a prominent Bostonian who was deeply involved in the Massachusetts antislavery movement and noted for harboring the fugitive slave Shadrach Minkins in her attic. Riley was born Elizabeth Cook in 1791 in Boston, Massachusetts. She grew up in Boston and was twice married, first to a man named … Read MoreElizabeth Riley (1791-1855)