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Douglass, Frederick

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  1. Douglass, Frederick (Bright)
      Provides a picture and a short biography of this influential 19th Century African American.

  2. Douglass, Frederick (Library of Congress)
      "The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his own freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. The release of the Douglass Papers, from the Library of Congress's Manuscript Division, contains approximately 7,400 items (38,000 images) relating to Douglass' life as an escaped slave, abolitionist, editor, orator, and public servant. The papers span the years 1841 to 1964, with the bulk of the material from 1862 to 1895. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches and articles by Douglass and his contemporaries, a draft of his autobiography, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous items." 8-05

  3. Douglass, Frederick (PBS.org)
      "Frederick Douglass stood at the podium, trembling with nervousness. Before him sat abolitionists who had travelled to the Massachusetts island of Nantucket. Only 23 years old at the time, Douglass overcame his nervousness and gave a stirring, eloquent speech about his life as a slave." 8-05

  4. Douglass, Frederick (Rochester.edu - Thomas)
      "Frederick Douglass was one of the foremost leaders of the abolitionist movement, which fought to end slavery within the United States in the decades prior to the Civil War." 8-05

  5. Douglass, Frederick (Wikipedia.org)
      "Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, c. 1818 February 20, 1895) was an American abolitionist, editor, orator, author, statesman and reformer. Called 'The Sage of Anacostia' and 'The Lion of Anacostia,' Douglass was the most prominent African-American of his time, and one of the most influential lecturers and authors in American history." 8-05

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