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Douglass Day 2024 & Frederick Douglass Research Materials: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words

This guide offers materials for the Douglass Day transcribe-a-thon on February 14, 2024 as well as a research materials on the life and work of Frederick Douglass at Fordham and beyond.

Frederick Douglass in His Own Words

Content note:

  • Any item marked with an open lock Open Access is open access. That means the content is freely available to anyone online.


► Douglass penned three autobiographical works in book form throughout his life. Find editions of each work below:



► Check out the newspapers where Frederick Douglass was a writer and/or editor:

Personal Papers & Letters

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