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Virtual Book Shelf: Frederick Douglass

For Black History Month from our ebook collection the books and words of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

From Encyclopedia Britannica:

Frederick Douglass, original name Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey (born February 1818?, Tuckahoe, Maryland, U.S.—died February 20, 1895, Washington, D.C.), African American who was one of the most eminent human rights leaders of the 19th century. His oratorical and literary brilliance thrust him into the forefront of the U.S. abolition movement, and he became the first black citizen to hold high rank in the U.S. government.

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