Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass


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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and ex-slave, Frederick Douglass.…

Life and Times of Frederick Douglass


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Frederick Douglass published his highly acclaimed third autobiography, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, in 1881 and revised it in 1892.…

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (version 2)


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Published in 1845, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself was written in response to critics who…

Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass


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These two articles were reproduced as an e-book by Project Gutenberg in 2008 to supplement "...several articles by Frederick Douglass,…

African-American Collection


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This collection recognizes Black History Month, February 2007. Two excellent resources for public domain African American writing are Africa…

My Bondage and My Freedom


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The life of Frederick Douglass, recorded in the pages which follow, is not merely an example of self elevation under the most adverse circum…

Abraham Lincoln: A Commemoration – 15 April 2015


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April 14-15th, 2015, is the 150th year anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. This is a collection of pieces to mark that…

The Upward Path: A Reader For Colored Children


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From the preface of the book: "To the present time, there has been no collection of stories and poems by Negro writers, which colored c…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 037


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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake,…

Why is the Negro Lynched?


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We have felt that the most fitting tribute that we, of the Anti-Caste movement, can pay to the memory of this noble and faithful life is to …

Oration by Frederick Douglass Delivered on the Occasion of the Unveiling of the…


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This is the speech given by Fredrick Douglass at the unveiling of the Freedmen's Monument in Lincoln Park, Washington DC, April 14, 1876 alo…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 088


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"With opinions, possession is more than nine points of the law. It is next to impossible to dislodge them." Woodrow Wilson's Study…