Frederick Douglass (1817-1895)

Frederick Douglass was an African-American who escaped from slavery and wrote his story, "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass," which was daringly published in 1845, since he was a runaway slave and slavery was still legal. Douglass was an excellent orator whose literary brilliance thrust him into the forefront of the Abolition movement. He established the "North Star," a newspaper he issued for seventeen years. Douglass was also United States minister to Haiti.

Date:
1875 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES16324
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
Height:
9724px
Width:
5837px
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