Douglass, Frederick

Frederick Douglass, circa 1855, engraving, detail
Life span
02/01/1818—02/20/1895

Life Summary

Full name
  Frederick Douglass
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Slave State
No. of Spouses
  2
No. of Children
  5
Family
 
Harriet Bailey (mother), Anna Murray Douglass (first wife), Helen Pitts (second wife)
Occupation
  Diplomat
  Journalist
  Writer or Artist
Relation to Slavery
  Slave or Former Slave
Church or Religious Denomination
  Methodist
Political Parties
  Republican
Other Affiliations
  Abolitionists (Anti-Slavery Society)
Government
  Hayes Administration (1877-81)
  Diplomat

Note Cards

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
01/10/1850 Charleston (SC) Mercury, "More Runaway Slaves," January 10, 1850
04/01/1851 N. R. Johnston to William Still, April 1, 1851
06/10/1856 Abraham Lincoln's Speech at Springfield, Illinois, June 10, 1856
10/05/1856 Jermain Wesley Loguen to William Still, October 5, 1856
07/08/1857 E. L. Stevens to William Still, July 8, 1857
09/19/1857 Earro Weems to William Still, September 19, 1857
03/16/1858 Israel Washburn to James Shepard Pike, March 16, 1858
08/06/1858 Boston (MA) Liberator, “Emancipation Day in Poughkeepsie,” August 6, 1858
10/22/1859 New Orleans (LA) Picayune, "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak," October 22, 1859
10/27/1859 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "Good Out of Evil," October 27, 1859
10/27/1859 Philadelphia (PA) Christian Observer, "A Regular Abolition Conspiracy," October 27, 1859
11/03/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Tenderly Sensitive," November 3, 1859
11/03/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Trial of Brown, the Insurgent," November 3, 1859
05/03/1860 Anna H. Richardson to William Still, May 3, 1860
07/08/1860 New York Herald, “A Curious Fourth of July Celebration,” July 8, 1860
08/14/1860 New York Herald, “'Honest Old Abe' and His Cabinet,” August 14, 1860
12/13/1860 Charlestown (VA) Free Press, “John Brown Anniversary,” December 13, 1860
02/01/1872 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Untitled,” February 1, 1872
03/07/1872 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Lecture by Frederick Douglass,” March 7, 1872
03/07/1872 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Untitled,” March 7, 1872
03/14/1872 Carlisle (PA) Herald, “The Old Question in New Shape,” March 14, 1872

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