Frederick Douglass (Anti-Slavery Campaigner)


Frederick Douglass (1818-1895).Prominent American anti-slavery abolitionist,writer,orator & social reformer. He was a black man born into slavery in pre-civil war America,^ following his escape to freedom in 1838,he began to campaign for the abolition of slavery,and over the remainder of his life,became well known through the US,Britain & Ireland,for writings,rousing speeches & campaigns for equal rights for all minorities.

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1 : 1838 - 1839, Nathan & Polly Johnson House, 21 7th Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 02740
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