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Broadside commemorating Emancipation Proclamation

Broadside commemorating Emancipation Proclamation
Date: Between 1917 and 1919
This slide of a broadside shows President Abraham Lincoln in the center with Frederick Douglass and Lieutenant Colonel Otis Duncan to his right. To Lincoln's left is Lieutenant Colonel Franklin A. Dennison and Paul L. Dunbar. Supplementing the portraits in the broadside are civilian and military scenes. The broadside was created during World War I to focus on civil rights for African Americans in the United States.


Circular Letter, Underground Rail Road Depot, To the Friends of the Fugitives from Slavery

Circular Letter, Underground Rail Road Depot, To the Friends of the Fugitives from Slavery
Creator: Abbott, William E.
Date: March 4, 1858
This printed, circular dated Syracuse, March 4, 1858, announce the dissolution of the Syracuse Fugitive Aid Society and directed all "Fugitives" interested in such assistance in the future to contact Rev. J. W. Loguen of that place who would assume "the entire care of the Fugitives who may stop at Syracuse.


Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass
Creator: Roberts, H. N.
Date: Between 1885 and 1890
This is a carte-de-visite showing abolitionist leader, lecturer and author Frederick Douglass. He was born into slavery in Talbot County, Maryland, and became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and lecturing to thousands on a range of causes. Among Douglass' writings are several autobiographies describing his experiences in slavery and his life after the Civil War.


Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass
Date: Around 1870
Portrait of Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895, who was an African-American leader in the abolitionist movement, a speaker, and an author.


Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass
Date: Between 1885 and 1890
This is a carte-de-visite showing abolitionist leader, lecturer and author Frederick Douglass. He was born into slavery in Talbot County, Maryland, and became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and lecturing to thousands on a range of causes. Among Douglass' writings are several autobiographies describing his experiences in slavery and his life after the Civil War.


Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass
Creator: Chicago Photographic Studios
Date: March 24, 1868
This is a cabinet card showing abolitionist leader, lecturer and author Frederick Douglass. He was born into slavery in Talbot County, Maryland, and became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and lecturing to thousands on a range of causes. Among Douglass' writings are several autobiographies describing his experiences in slavery and his life after the Civil War.


Frederick Douglass to John Brown

Frederick Douglass to John Brown
Creator: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Date: February 27, 1858
This brief letter from the prominent African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass simply sought to change a Philadelphia meeting date between Douglass and Brown from March 5 to March 10.


Watson Brown to Mary Brown

Watson Brown to Mary Brown
Creator: Brown, Watson , 1835-1859
Date: October 30, 1856
En route to Kansas Territory via St. Charles, Iowa, Watson Brown wrote to his sister, Mary Brown, and their extended family to report that he was in "fine spirits besides being in good company we are in the company of a train of Kansas teams loaded with Sharps rifles and canon."


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