A double ambrotype portrait of Albro Lyons, Sr. and Mary Joseph Lyons, Albro owned and operated a home for black Seamen, the home also served as a station on the Underground Railroad, he was a major proponent of the betterment of African Americans, he and his family were attacked and forced to flee New York City due to racially motivated violence during the Draft Riots in New York City prior to the start of the American Civil War, 1912. From the New York Public Library.

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Image ID: KK956M
A double ambrotype portrait of Albro Lyons, Sr. and Mary Joseph Lyons, Albro owned and operated a home for black Seamen, the home also served as a station on the Underground Railroad, he was a major proponent of the betterment of African Americans, he and his family were attacked and forced to flee New York City due to racially motivated violence during the Draft Riots in New York City prior to the start of the American Civil War, 1912. From the New York Public Library.
Location: United States