30. Frederick Douglass

Web Links

Library of Congress, Digitized Collection of Frederick Douglass’ Newspapers https://www.loc.gov/collections/frederick-douglass-newspapers/ This site brings together over 500 digitized issues of newspapers overseen by Fredrick Douglass.

Library of Congress, Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project https://www.loc.gov/collections/slave-narratives-from-the-federal-writers-project-1936-to-1938/ In the 1930s, the US government paid writers to collect narratives and testimonies from then-living formerly enslaved Black Americans. This site brings together those narratives, as well as receipts, photographs, and runaway flyers.

In Our Time – Radio 4 programme on Douglass.


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