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Portrait of Frederick Douglass, undated

20.5 x 25.5 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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Summary:Frederick Douglass was an African American abolitionist who died in 1895. Douglass was born a slave who eventually escaped at the age of about 20. He dedicated his life to anti-slavery activism and wrote three autobiographies. He also edited a black newspaper and gave countless speeches against slavery and racism.
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1801-1900
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Abolitionists
slavery
ArchivesUM location:Morris B. Schnapper Papers
  • box Box 1
  • folder Folder 6
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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