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.
- 1875 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- Photographic Print
- Mathew Brady
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