Frederick Douglass

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United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North (1817-1895)


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In the center, an 71/2-foot-tall bronze statue portrays an urgent and youthful Douglass in Ireland, created by renowned sculptor Andrew Edwards and inspired by the Frederick Douglass Ireland Project.
The West Harlem neighborhood, and in particular, the Gold Coast along Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Provide 75-minute guided horseback rides from Frederick Douglass Park to Middle Cove and back abiding by existing rules and regulations.
In 2011, as the publisher's press-sheet notes, President Barrack Obama spoke in Dublin and explicitly drew a connection between Frederick Douglass and Daniel O'Connell, praising both men as advocates of the emerging, mid 19th century universal human rights campaigns against African American slavery in the U.
In addition to containing profound quotations from Douglass, In the Words of Frederick Douglass includes a "Foreword" by Douglass scholar John Stauffer, a "Preface," a straight forward introductory sketch of Douglass' life and work, a brief chronology, a "Note on Editorial Method, a selected bibliography, and an index.
Frederick Douglass has been hailed as one of history's most inspirational leaders and is a personal hero of Barack Obama who called him "the father of the civil rights movement" in his St Patrick's Day speech this year.
Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World, by Fionnghuala Sweeney.
Quietly, this stanza begins Paul Laurence Dunbar's long elegy for Frederick Douglass.
The regal white oak that graces the lawn of the Frederick Douglass House in Anacostia stands 100 feet tall and measures 148 inches around, making it the biggest tree measured so far.
In Bill Lithgow's ad--reported that the famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass visited the Harriet and Stephen Myers residence in Albany's Arbor Hill neighborhood at least once and probably more times.
Woodson chose the month because it marked the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.
Daguerreotypes of Frederick Douglass and John Brown have sold for $184,000 and $129,000, respectively.
Speakers include Elizabeth Cady Stanton, John Quincy Adams, Sojourner Truth, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Booker T.
3 million for documentary editing projects that focus on the papers and records of Americans including Frederick Douglass, Thomas Edison, and Eleanor Roosevelt, and on significant events in U.
Author Lorraine Monroe served as a teacher and administrator in the New York City public school system and went on to found the Frederick Douglass Academy in Harlem.
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