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Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist, Journalist, Reformer, 1818 - 1895

  By Dr. Noelle Trent   Director of Interpretation, Collections and Education   Frederick Douglass, an icon of American history, was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey in Talbot County, Maryland in 1818. Born a slave, Douglass escaped to freedom in his early twenties. He rose to fame with the 1845 publication of his first book The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave , Written By Himself . He fought throughout most of his career... Read More
Posted by Connie Dyson at Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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