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The Frederick Douglass Papers by Library of Congress

The release of the Douglass Papers, from the Library of Congress's Manuscript Division, contains approximately 7,400 items (38,000 images) relating to Douglass' life as an escaped slave, abolitionist, editor, orator, and public servant. The papers span the years 1841 to 1964, with the bulk of the material from 1862 to 1895. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches and articles by Douglass and his contemporaries, a draft of his autobiography, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous items.

African American History: Slavery

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Haiti, New York, Washington DC
Frederick Douglass
Slave Life, Abolition, Emancipation, Racism, Suffrage, Newspapers, Civil Rights, Education, Freedom, Free Blacks, Military, Slavery, Women's Rights, Africa, Europe, Economics, Economy, Politics, Haiti, New York, Washington DC

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